Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 839.01
Closed dislocation, first cervical vertebra
  • Short description: Disloc 1st cerv vert-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 839.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 839.01 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 839.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 839.01: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 839.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S13.111A Dislocation of C0/C1 cervical vertebrae, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atlantoaxial dislocation
  • Dislocation of atlantoaxial joint
  • Dislocation of atlanto-occipital joint
  • Occipitoatlantal dislocation
  • Occipitoatlantal subluxation
  • Subluxation of atlanto-occipital joint
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 839.01:
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