Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 847.1
Sprain of thoracic
  • Short description: Sprain thoracic region.
  • ICD-9-CM 847.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 847.1 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 847.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 847.1: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 847.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S23.3XXA Sprain of ligaments of thoracic spine, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S23.8XXA Sprain of other specified parts of thorax, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Back strain of thoracic region
  • Sprain of thoracic spine
  • Strain of thoracic region
  • Thoracic back sprain
  • Thoracic spine sprain
  • Thoracic spine strain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 847.1:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • dorsal (spine) 847.1
    • thoracic (spine) 847.1
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