Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 922.31
Contusion of back
  • Short description: Back contusion.
  • ICD-9-CM 922.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 922.31 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 922.31 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S30.0XXA Contusion of lower back and pelvis, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Contusion of left posterior thorax
  • Contusion of lower back
  • Contusion of posterior thorax
  • Contusion of right posterior thorax
  • Left posterior thorax contusion
  • Low back contusion
  • Posterior thorax contusion
  • Right posterior thorax contusion
922.31 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 922.31:
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • back 922.31
    • lumbar region 922.31
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