Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 839.20
Closed dislocation, lumbar vertebra
  • Short description: Dislocat lumbar vert-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 839.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 839.20 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 839.20.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 839.20: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 839.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S33.101A Dislocation of unspecified lumbar vertebra, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed dislocation L1/L2
  • Closed dislocation L2/L3
  • Closed dislocation L3/L4
  • Closed dislocation L4/L5
  • Closed dislocation L6/S1
  • Closed dislocation T12/L1
  • Lumbar vertebral dislocation, L1/L2 level
  • Lumbar vertebral dislocation, L2/L3 level
  • Lumbar vertebral dislocation, L3/L4 level
  • Lumbar vertebral dislocation, L4/L5 level
  • Lumbar vertebral subluxation, L1/L2 level
  • Lumbar vertebral subluxation, L2/L3 level
  • Lumbar vertebral subluxation, L3/L4 level
  • Lumbar vertebral subluxation, L4/L5 level
  • Lumbosacral vertebral dislocation, L5/S1 level
  • Lumbosacral vertebral subluxation, L5/S1 level
  • Subluxation complex of lumbar vertebra
  • Subluxation L5/S1
  • Subluxation of joint of first and second lumbar spine
  • Subluxation of joint of fourth and fifth lumbar spine
  • Subluxation of joint of second and third lumbar spine
  • Subluxation of joint of third and fourth lumbar spine
  • Thoracic vertebral dislocation, T12/L1 level
  • Thoracic vertebral subluxation T12/L1 level
  • Thoracic vertebral subluxation, T12/L1 level
  • Traumatic lumbar disc rupture
  • Traumatic rupture of lumbar intervertebral disc
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 839.20:
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