Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 952.11
T1-t6 level with complete lesion of spinal cord
  • Short description: Complete les cord/t1-t6.
  • ICD-9-CM 952.11 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 952.11 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 952.11.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 952.11: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Complete spinal cord lesion of T1 level
  • Complete spinal cord lesion of T2-T6 level
  • Complete thoracic spinal cord lesion
  • Spinal cord injury T1 level, complete cord lesion
  • Spinal cord injury T2-T6 level, complete cord lesion
  • Thoracic spinal cord injury, complete cord lesion
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 952.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S24.111A Complete lesion at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S24.112A Complete lesion at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 952.11:
  • Injury 959.9
    • spinal (cord) 952.9
      • with fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
      • cervical (C1-C4) 952.00
      • dorsal (D1-D6) (T1-T6) (thoracic) 952.10
        • with
          • anterior cord syndrome 952.12
          • central cord syndrome 952.13
          • complete lesion of cord 952.11
          • incomplete lesion NEC 952.14
          • posterior cord syndrome 952.14
        • D7-D12 level (T7-T12) 952.15
        • specified type NEC 952.14
      • lumbar 952.2
      • multiple sites 952.8
      • nerve (root) NEC - see Injury, nerve, spinal, root
      • plexus 953.9
      • sacral 952.3
      • thoracic (see also Injury, spinal, dorsal) 952.10
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