Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 870.9
Unspecified open wound of ocular adnexa
  • Short description: Opn wnd ocular adnex NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 870.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 870.9 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 870.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 870.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 870.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S01.109A Unspecified open wound of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 870.9:
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • ocular NEC 871.9
      • adnexa 870.9
        • specified region NEC 870.8
      • laceration (see also Laceration, ocular) 871.4
      • muscle (extraocular) 870.3
        • with foreign body 870.4
        • eyelid 870.1
        • intraocular - see Wound, open, eyeball
      • penetrating (see also Penetrating wound, ocular) 871.7
    • orbital region 870.9
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