Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 800.21
Closed fracture of vault of skull with subarachnoid, subdural, and extradural hemorrhage, with no loss of consciousness
  • Short description: Cl skull vlt fx w/o coma.
  • ICD-9-CM 800.21 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 800.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 800.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 800.21: 2013 2014.
800.21 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S02.0XXA Fracture of vault of skull, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.4X0A Epidural hemorrhage without loss of consciousness, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.5X0A Traumatic subdural hemorrhage without loss of consciousness, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.6X0A Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage without loss of consciousness, initial encounter
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