Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 897.2
Traumatic amputation of leg(s) (complete) (partial), unilateral, at or above knee, without mention of complication
  • Short description: Amput above knee, unilat.
  • ICD-9-CM 897.2 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 897.2 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 897.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 897.2: 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 897.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S78.019A Complete traumatic amputation at unspecified hip joint, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S78.029A Partial traumatic amputation at unspecified hip joint, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S78.119A Complete traumatic amputation at level between unspecified hip and knee, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S78.129A Partial traumatic amputation at level between unspecified hip and knee, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S78.919A Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified hip and thigh, level unspecified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S78.929A Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified hip and thigh, level unspecified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S88.019A Complete traumatic amputation at knee level, unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S88.029A Partial traumatic amputation at knee level, unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 897.2:
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