Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 958.8
Other early complications of trauma
  • Short description: Early complic trauma NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 958.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 958.8 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 958.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 958.8: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 958.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T79.8XXA Other early complications of trauma, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anterior tibial compartment syndrome
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Compartment syndrome of lower limb
  • Compartment syndrome of thigh
  • Compartment syndrome of upper arm
  • Compartment syndrome, buttock
  • Early complication of trauma
  • Extensor compartment syndrome of forearm
  • Lateral peroneal compartment syndrome
  • Posterior tibial compartment syndrome
  • Posttraumatic state
  • Posttraumatic vertigo
  • Psoas compartment syndrome
  • Rectus abdominis compartment syndrome
  • Traumatic complication of injury
  • Traumatic pneumonia
  • Traumatic rhabdomyolysis
  • Vertigo preceded by head injury
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 958.8:
  • Complications
    • trauma NEC (early) 958.8
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • traumatic (complication of injury) 958.8
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • traumatic (complication) (early) (secondary) 958.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • anterior
      • chest wall 786.52
      • compartment (tibial) 958.8
      • spinal artery 433.8
      • tibial (compartment) 958.8
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