Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 921.2
Contusion of orbital tissues
  • Short description: Contusion orbital tissue.
  • ICD-9-CM 921.2 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 921.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 921.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 921.2: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Contusion of orbit of left eye
  • Contusion of orbit of right eye
  • Contusion of orbital tissue
  • Left orbital contusion
  • Orbital contusion
  • Right orbital contusion
  • Traumatic hematoma of orbit
  • Traumatic orbital hematoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 921.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S05.10XA Contusion of eyeball and orbital tissues, unspecified eye, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 921.2:
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • orbit (region) (tissues) 921.2
  • Hematoma (skin surface intact) (traumatic) - see also Contusion
    • orbit, orbital (nontraumatic) 376.32
      • traumatic 921.2
  • Injury 959.9
    • orbit, orbital (region) 921.2
      • penetrating 870.3
        • with foreign body 870.4
        • lobe - see Injury, intracranial
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