Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 801
Fracture of base of skull
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 801 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 801: 2013 2014.
801 Includes
  • fossa:
    • anterior
    • middle
    • posterior
  • occiput bone
  • orbital roof
  • sinus:
    • ethmoid
    • frontal
  • sphenoid bone
  • temporal bone
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