Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 339.85
Primary stabbing headache
  • Short description: Prim stabbing headache.
  • ICD-9-CM 339.85 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 339.85 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 339.85: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 339.85 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G44.85 Primary stabbing headache
Approximate Synonyms
  • Idiopathic stabbing headache
  • Primary stabbng headache
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 339.85:
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