Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 874.4
Open wound of pharynx, without mention of complication
  • Short description: Open wound of pharynx.
  • ICD-9-CM 874.4 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 874.4 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 874.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 874.4: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cervical esophagus laceration
  • Laceration of cervical esophagus
  • Laceration of pharynx
  • Open bite of cervical esophagus
  • Open bite of pharynx
  • Open wound of cervical esophagus
  • Open wound of pharynx
  • Pharynx laceration
  • Puncture wound of cervical esophagus
  • Puncture wound of pharynx
Applies To
  • Cervical esophagus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 874.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S11.20XA Unspecified open wound of pharynx and cervical esophagus, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 874.4:
  • Injury 959.9
    • internal 869.0
      • with
        • fracture
          • pelvis - see Fracture, pelvis
          • specified site, except pelvis - see Injury, internal, by site
        • open wound into cavity 869.1
      • abdomen, abdominal (viscera) NEC 868.00
        • with
          • fracture, pelvis - see Fracture, pelvis
          • open wound into cavity 868.10
        • specified site NEC 868.09
          • with open wound into cavity 868.19
      • adrenal (gland) 868.01
        • with open wound into cavity 868.11
      • aorta (thoracic) 901.0
      • appendix 863.85
        • with open wound into cavity 863.95
      • bile duct 868.02
        • with open wound into cavity 868.12
      • bladder (sphincter) 867.0
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with, damage to pelvic organs
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
          • open wound into cavity 867.1
        • following
        • obstetrical trauma 665.5
          • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
      • blood vessel - see Injury, blood vessel, by site
      • broad ligament 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • bronchus, bronchi 862.21
        • with open wound into cavity 862.31
      • cecum 863.89
        • with open wound into cavity 863.99
      • cervix (uteri) 867.4
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with damage to pelvic organs
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
          • open wound into cavity 867.5
        • following
        • obstetrical trauma 665.3
          • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
      • chest (see also Injury, internal, intrathoracic organs) 862.8
        • with open wound into cavity 862.9
      • colon 863.40
      • common duct 868.02
        • with open wound into cavity 868.12
      • complicating delivery 665.9
        • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
      • diaphragm 862.0
        • with open wound into cavity 862.1
      • duodenum 863.21
        • with open wound into cavity 863.31
      • esophagus (intrathoracic) 862.22
        • with open wound into cavity 862.32
        • cervical region 874.4
      • fallopian tube 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • gallbladder 868.02
        • with open wound into cavity 868.12
      • gastrointestinal tract NEC 863.80
        • with open wound into cavity 863.90
      • genital organ NEC 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • heart 861.00
        • with open wound into thorax 861.10
      • ileum 863.29
        • with open wound into cavity 863.39
      • intestine NEC 863.89
      • intra-abdominal (organ) 868.00
      • intrathoracic organs (multiple) 862.8
        • with open wound into cavity 862.9
        • diaphragm (only) - see Injury, internal, diaphragm
        • heart (only) - see Injury, internal, heart
        • lung (only) - see Injury, internal, lung
        • specified site NEC 862.29
          • with open wound into cavity 862.39
      • intrauterine (see also Injury, internal, uterus) 867.4
        • with open wound into cavity 867.5
      • jejunum 863.29
        • with open wound into cavity 863.39
      • kidney (subcapsular) 866.00
        • with
          • disruption of parenchyma (complete) 866.03
            • with open wound into cavity 866.13
          • hematoma (without rupture of capsule) 866.01
            • with open wound into cavity 866.11
          • laceration 866.02
            • with open wound into cavity 866.12
          • open wound into cavity 866.10
      • liver 864.00
      • lung 861.20
        • with open wound into thorax 861.30
        • aspiration 507.0
        • hemopneumothorax - see Hemopneumothorax, traumatic
        • hemothorax - see Hemothorax, traumatic
        • pneumohemothorax - see Pneumohemothorax, traumatic
        • pneumothorax - see Pneumothorax, traumatic
        • transfusion related, acute (TRALI) 518.7
      • mediastinum 862.29
        • with open wound into cavity 862.39
      • mesentery 863.89
        • with open wound into cavity 863.99
      • mesosalpinx 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • multiple 869.0
        • internal 869.0
          • with open wound into cavity 869.1
        • intra-abdominal organ (sites classifiable to 863-868)
          • with
            • intrathoracic organ(s) (sites classifiable to 861-862) 869.0
              • with open wound into cavity 869.1
            • other intra-abdominal organ(s) (sites classifiable to 863-868, except where classifiable to the same three-digit category) 868.09
              • with open wound into cavity 868.19
        • intrathoracic organ (sites classifiable to 861-862)
          • with
            • intra-abdominal organ(s) (sites classifiable to 863-868) 869.0
              • with open wound into cavity 869.1
          • other intrathoracic organs(s) (sites classifiable to 861-862, except where classifiable to the same three-digit category) 862.8
          • with open wound into cavity 862.9
      • myocardium - see Injury, internal, heart
      • ovary 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • pancreas (multiple sites) 863.84
      • pelvis, pelvic (organs) (viscera) 867.8
        • with
          • fracture, pelvis - see Fracture, pelvis
          • open wound into cavity 867.9
        • specified site NEC 867.6
          • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • peritoneum 868.03
        • with open wound into cavity 868.13
      • pleura 862.29
        • with open wound into cavity 862.39
      • prostate 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • rectum 863.45
      • retroperitoneum 868.04
        • with open wound into cavity 868.14
      • round ligament 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • seminal vesicle 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • spermatic cord 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
        • scrotal - see Wound, open, spermatic cord
      • spleen 865.00
        • with
          • disruption of parenchyma (massive) 865.04
            • with open wound into cavity 865.14
          • hematoma (without rupture of capsule) 865.01
            • with open wound into cavity 865.11
          • open wound into cavity 865.10
          • tear, capsular 865.02
            • with open wound into cavity 865.12
            • extending into parenchyma 865.03
              • with open wound into cavity 865.13
      • stomach 863.0
        • with open wound into cavity 863.1
      • suprarenal gland (multiple) 868.01
        • with open wound into cavity 868.11
      • thorax, thoracic (cavity) (organs) (multiple) (see also Injury, internal, intrathoracic organs) 862.8
        • with open wound into cavity 862.9
      • thymus (gland) 862.29
        • with open wound into cavity 862.39
      • trachea (intrathoracic) 862.29
        • with open wound into cavity 862.39
        • cervical region (see also Wound, open, trachea) 874.02
      • ureter 867.2
        • with open wound into cavity 867.3
      • urethra (sphincter) 867.0
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with, damage to pelvic organs
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
          • open wound into cavity 867.1
        • following
        • obstetrical trauma 665.5
          • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
      • uterus 867.4
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with, damage to pelvic organs
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
          • open wound into cavity 867.5
        • following
        • obstetrical trauma NEC 665.5
          • affecting fetus or newborn 763.89
      • vas deferens 867.6
        • with open wound into cavity 867.7
      • vesical (sphincter) 867.0
        • with open wound into cavity 867.1
      • viscera (abdominal) (see also Injury, internal, multiple) 868.00
        • with
          • fracture, pelvis - see Fracture, pelvis
          • open wound into cavity 868.10
        • thoracic NEC (see also Injury, internal, intrathoracic organs) 862.8
          • with open wound into cavity 862.9
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • cervical esophagus 874.4
    • esophagus (cervical) 874.4
      • complicated 874.5
      • thoracic - see Injury, internal, esophagus
    • pharynx 874.4
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