Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 854.00
Intracranial injury of other and unspecified nature without mention of open intracranial wound, unspecified state of consciousness
  • Short description: Brain injury NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 854.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 854.00 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 854.00.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 854.00: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 854.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S06.890A Other specified intracranial injury without loss of consciousness, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Brain damage - traumatic
  • Brain injury without open intracranial wound
  • Brain injury, without skull fracture
  • Burst lobe of brain
  • Cerebellar decompression injury
  • Cerebral decompression injury
  • Cerebral trauma
  • Diffuse axonal brain injury
  • Diffuse brain injury
  • Focal brain injury
  • Focal traumatic brain injury
  • Hypothalamic injury
  • Injuries of brain and cranial nerves with injuries of nerves and spinal cord at neck level
  • Injury brain, traumatic
  • Injury of left intracranial carotid
  • Injury of right intracranial carotid
  • Injury to brain, traumatic
  • Intracranial injury
  • Intracranial injury with prolonged coma without open wound
  • Intracranial injury, without skull fracture
  • Left intracranial carotid injury
  • Mild traumatic brain injury
  • Right intracranial carotid injury
  • Traumatic AND/OR non-traumatic brain injury
  • Traumatic arachnoid cyst
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Traumatic cerebral edema
  • Traumatic cerebral edema without open intracranial wound
  • Traumatic focal cerebral edema
  • Traumatic generalized cerebral edema
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