Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 804.63
Open fractures involving skull or face with other bones, with cerebral laceration and contusion, with moderate [1-24 hours] loss of consciousness
  • Short description: Opn skul/oth fx-mod coma.
  • ICD-9-CM 804.63 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 804.63 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 804.63.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 804.63: 2013 2014.
804.63 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S02.91XB Unspecified fracture of skull, initial encounter for open fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.333A Contusion and laceration of cerebrum, unspecified, with loss of consciousness of 1 hour to 5 hours 59 minutes, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S06.334A Contusion and laceration of cerebrum, unspecified, with loss of consciousness of 6 hours to 24 hours, initial encounter
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