Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 904.9
Injury to blood vessels of unspecified site
  • Short description: Blood vessel injury NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 904.9 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 904.9 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 904.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 904.9: 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Injury to blood vessel NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 904.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T14.90 Injury, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 904.9:
  • Aneurysm (anastomotic) (artery) (cirsoid) (diffuse) (false) (fusiform) (multiple) (ruptured) (saccular) (varicose) 442.9
    • arteriovenous (congenital) (peripheral) NEC (see also Anomaly, arteriovenous) 747.60
      • acquired NEC 447.0
      • brain (cerebral) 747.81
        • ruptured (see also Hemorrhage, subarachnoid) 430
      • coronary 746.85
      • pulmonary 747.32
      • retina 743.58
      • specified site NEC 747.89
      • traumatic (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • traumatic
      • arteriovenous (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
        • brain - see Injury, intracranial
  • Hematoma (skin surface intact) (traumatic) - see also Contusion
    • arterial (complicating trauma) 904.9
      • specified site - see Injury, blood vessel, by site
  • Injury 959.9
    • artery (complicating trauma) (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
      • cerebral or meningeal (see also Hemorrhage, brain, traumatic, subarachnoid) 852.0
    • vein (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
  • Lesion(s)
    • vascular 459.9
      • affecting central nervous system (see also Lesion, cerebrovascular) 437.9
      • following trauma (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
      • retina 362.17
      • traumatic - see Injury, blood vessel, by site
      • umbilical cord 663.6
        • affecting fetus or newborn 762.6
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • artery 447.2
      • brain (see also Hemorrhage, brain) 431
      • coronary (see also Infarct, myocardium) 410.9
      • heart (see also Infarct, myocardium) 410.9
      • pulmonary 417.8
      • traumatic (complication) (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
    • blood vessel (see also Hemorrhage) 459.0
      • brain (see also Hemorrhage, brain) 431
      • heart (see also Infarct, myocardium) 410.9
      • traumatic (complication) (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (marantic) (multiple) (progressive) (vein) (vessel) 453.9
    • artery, arteries (postinfectional) 444.9
      • auditory, internal 433.8
      • basilar (see also Occlusion, artery, basilar) 433.0
      • carotid (common) (internal) (see also Occlusion, artery, carotid) 433.1
        • with other precerebral artery 433.3
      • cerebellar (anterior inferior) (posterior inferior) (superior) 433.8
      • cerebral (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0
      • choroidal (anterior) 433.8
      • communicating posterior 433.8
      • coronary (see also Infarct, myocardium) 410.9
        • without myocardial infarction 411.81
        • due to syphilis 093.89
        • healed or specified as old 412
      • extremities 444.22
      • femoral 444.22
      • hepatic 444.89
      • hypophyseal 433.8
      • meningeal, anterior or posterior 433.8
      • mesenteric (with gangrene) 557.0
      • ophthalmic (see also Occlusion, retina) 362.30
      • pontine 433.8
      • popliteal 444.22
      • precerebral - see Occlusion, artery, precerebral NEC
      • pulmonary 415.19
      • renal 593.81
      • retinal (see also Occlusion, retina) 362.30
      • specified site NEC 444.89
      • spinal, anterior or posterior 433.8
      • traumatic (complication) (early) (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
      • vertebral (see also Occlusion, artery, vertebral) 433.2
        • with other precerebral artery 433.3
    • traumatic (complication) (early) (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
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