Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 952.3
Sacral spinal cord injury without evidence of spinal bone injury
  • Short description: Sacral spinal cord injur.
  • ICD-9-CM 952.3 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 952.3 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 952.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 952.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Sacral spinal cord injury
  • Sacral spinal cord injury with complete cord lesion
  • Sacral spinal cord injury with incomplete cord lesion
  • Sacral spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality
  • Sacral spinal cord injury, complete cord lesion
  • Sacral spinal cord injury, incomplete cord lesion
  • Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality, sacral
  • Spinal cord injury wo radiographic abnormality, sacral
  • Spinal cord injury, sacrum
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 952.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S34.139A Unspecified injury to sacral spinal cord, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 952.3:
  • Injury 959.9
    • spinal (cord) 952.9
      • with fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
      • cervical (C1-C4) 952.00
      • dorsal (D1-D6) (T1-T6) (thoracic) 952.10
      • lumbar 952.2
      • multiple sites 952.8
      • nerve (root) NEC - see Injury, nerve, spinal, root
      • plexus 953.9
      • sacral 952.3
      • thoracic (see also Injury, spinal, dorsal) 952.10
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