Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 843.9
Sprains and strains of unspecified site of hip and thigh
  • Short description: Sprain hip & thigh NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 843.9 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 843.9 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 843.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 843.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Left hip sprain
  • Left thigh muscle strain
  • Right hip sprain
  • Right thigh muscle strain
  • Strain of flexor muscle of hip
  • Strain of hip
  • Strain of muscle and/or tendon of thigh
Applies To
  • Hip NOS
  • Thigh NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 843.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S73.109A Unspecified sprain of unspecified hip, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S76.919A Strain of unspecified muscles, fascia and tendons at thigh level, unspecified thigh, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 843.9:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • femur (proximal end) 843.9
    • hip 843.9
      • and thigh 843.9
    • innominate
      • acetabulum 843.9
      • pubic junction 848.5
      • sacral junction 846.1
    • thigh (proximal end) 843.9
      • and hip 843.9
      • distal end 844.9
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