Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 815.01
Closed fracture of base of thumb [first] metacarpal
  • Short description: Fx 1st metacarp base-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 815.01 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 815.01 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 815.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 815.01: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of base of left first metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of right first metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of thumb
  • Closed fracture thumb, base
  • Closed FX thumb, base
  • Fracture of base of thumb
  • Fracture thumb, base
  • FX thumb, base
  • Left first metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Left first metacarpal base Fx
  • Right first metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Right first metacarpal base Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 815.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.233A Other displaced fracture of base of first metacarpal bone, unspecified hand, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.236A Other nondisplaced fracture of base of first metacarpal bone, unspecified hand, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 815.01:
  • Bennett's
    • fracture (closed) 815.01
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • Bennett's (closed) 815.01
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