Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 843.8
Sprains and strains of other specified sites of hip and thigh
  • Short description: Sprain hip & thigh NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 843.8 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 843.8 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 843.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 843.8: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Charleyhorse
  • Hamstring sprain
  • Left hamstring strain
  • Left quadriceps strain
  • Left thigh adductor strain
  • Right hamstring strain
  • Right quadriceps strain
  • Right thigh adductor strain
  • Rupture of adductor muscle of hip
  • Rupture of gastrocnemius tendon
  • Strain of flexor muscle of hip
  • Strain of hamstring muscle
  • Strain of hamstring muscles
  • Strain of quadriceps tendon
  • Strain of tendon of adductor longus
  • Strain of tendon of medial thigh muscle
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 843.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S73.199A Other sprain of unspecified hip, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 843.8:
  • Charleyhorse (quadriceps) 843.8
    • muscle, except quadriceps - see Sprain, by site
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • ligamentum teres femoris 843.8
    • orbicular, hip 843.8
    • round ligament - see also Injury, internal, round ligament
      • femur 843.8
    • teres
      • ligamentum femoris 843.8
      • major or minor 840.8
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