Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.96
Stress fracture of femoral neck
  • Short description: Stress fx femoral neck.
  • ICD-9-CM 733.96 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 733.96 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: 733.96 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M84.359A Stress fracture, hip, unspecified, initial encounter for fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left femoral neck stress fx
  • Left femur fracture
  • Right femoral neck stress fx
  • Right femur fracture
  • Stress fracture of left femoral neck
  • Stress fracture of right femoral neck
Applies To
  • Stress reaction of femoral neck
Use Additional
  • Use additional external cause code(s) to identify the cause of the stress fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 733.96:
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