Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 848.41
Sprain of sternoclavicular (joint) (ligament)
  • Short description: Sprain sternoclavicular.
  • ICD-9-CM 848.41 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 848.41 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 848.41.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Left sternoclavicular joint sprain
  • Right sternoclavicular joint sprain
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 848.41 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S23.420A Sprain of sternoclavicular (joint) (ligament), initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 848.41:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • sternoclavicular 848.41
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