Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 848.2
Sprain of thyroid region
  • ICD-9-CM 848.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 848.2 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 848.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 848.2: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 848.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S13.5XXA Sprain of thyroid region, initial encounter
Applies To
  • Cricoarytenoid (joint) (ligament)
  • Cricothyroid (joint) (ligament)
  • Thyroid cartilage
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 848.2:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • cartilage
      • costal, without mention of injury to sternum 848.3
      • ear 848.8
      • knee 844.9
        • with current tear (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • semilunar (knee) 844.8
        • with current tear (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • septal, nose 848.0
      • thyroid region 848.2
      • xiphoid 848.49
    • cricoarytenoid articulation 848.2
    • cricothyroid articulation 848.2
    • thyroid cartilage or region 848.2
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