Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 883.2
Open wound of finger(s), with tendon involvement
  • Short description: Open wnd finger w tendon.
  • ICD-9-CM 883.2 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 883.2 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 883.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 883.2: 2013 2014.
883.2 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S66.529A Laceration of intrinsic muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at wrist and hand level, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S61.109A Unspecified open wound of unspecified thumb with damage to nail, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S61.209A Unspecified open wound of unspecified finger without damage to nail, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 883.2:
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • finger(s) (nail) (subungual) 883.0
      • with tendon involvement 883.2
      • complicated 883.1
    • thumb (nail) (subungual) 883.0
      • with tendon involvement 883.2
      • complicated 883.1
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