Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 951.6
Injury to accessory nerve
  • Short description: Injury accessory nerve.
  • ICD-9-CM 951.6 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 951.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Accessory nerve injury
  • Injury of accessory nerve
  • Injury to left accessory nerve
  • Injury to right accessory nerve
  • Left accessory nerve injury
  • Right accessory nerve injury
Applies To
  • Eleventh cranial nerve
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 951.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S04.70XA Injury of accessory nerve, unspecified side, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 951.6:
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