Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 808.43
Multiple closed pelvic fractures with disruption of pelvic circle
  • Short description: Pelv fx-clos/pelv disrup.
  • ICD-9-CM 808.43 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 808.43 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 808.43.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 808.43: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Multiple closed anterior-posterior compression fractures of pelvis with unstable pelvic ring
  • Multiple closed fractures of pelvis with disruption of pelvic circle
  • Multiple unstable closed lateral compression fractures of pelvis
  • Multiple unstable closed vertical shear fractures of pelvis
  • Pelvic fx, multiple sites anterior posterior compression w unstable pelvic ring
  • Pelvic fx, multiple sites lateral compression w unstable pelvic ring
  • Pelvic fx, multiple sites vertical shear w unstable pelvic ring
  • Pelvic fx, multiple sites w unstable pelvic ring
  • Pelvis fracture
Applies To
  • Multiple closed pelvic fractures with disruption of pelvic ring
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 808.43 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S32.810A Multiple fractures of pelvis with stable disruption of pelvic ring, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S32.811A Multiple fractures of pelvis with unstable disruption of pelvic ring, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 808.43:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • Malgaigne's (closed) 808.43
  • Malgaigne's fracture (closed) 808.43
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