Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V15.51
Personal history of traumatic fracture
  • Short description: Hx traumatic fracture.
  • ICD-9-CM V15.51 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 V15.51 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 V15.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V15.51: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • History of traumatic fracture
  • History of traumatic fracture of hip
  • History of traumatic fracture of vertebra
  • History of traumatic hip fracture
  • History of traumatic vertebral fracture
  • Hx of traumatic fx
  • Hx of traumatic hip fx
  • Hx of traumatic vertebral fx
V15.51 Excludes
  • personal history of pathologic and stress fracture (V13.51, V13.52)
Applies To
  • Healed traumatic fracture
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V15.51 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z87.81 Personal history of (healed) traumatic fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V15.51:
  • History (personal) of
    • fracture, healed
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