Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 851.1
Cortex (cerebral) contusion with open intracranial wound
  • There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 851.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 851.1:
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • brain (cerebral) (membrane) (with hemorrhage) 851.8
      • with
        • open intracranial wound 851.9
        • skull fracture - see Fracture, skull, by site
      • cerebellum 851.4
        • with open intracranial wound 851.5
      • cortex 851.0
        • with open intracranial wound 851.1
      • occipital lobe 851.4
        • with open intracranial wound 851.5
      • stem 851.4
        • with open intracranial wound 851.5
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