Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 923.03
Contusion of upper arm
  • ICD-9-CM 923.03 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 923.03 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 923.03 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S40.029A Contusion of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left upper arm contusion
  • Right upper arm contusion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 923.03:
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • arm 923.9
      • lower (with elbow) 923.10
      • upper 923.03
        • with shoulder or axillary region 923.09
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