Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 951.7
Injury to hypoglossal nerve
  • Short description: Injury hypoglossal nerve.
  • ICD-9-CM 951.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 951.7 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: 951.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S04.899A Injury of other cranial nerves, unspecified side, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hypoglossal nerve injury
  • Injury of hypoglossal nerve
  • Injury to left hypoglossal nerve
  • Injury to right hypoglossal nerve
  • Left hypoglossal nerve injury
  • Right hypoglossal nerve injury
Applies To
  • Twelfth cranial nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 951.7:
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