Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 807.3
Open fracture of sternum
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Fracture of sternum-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 807.3 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 807.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Open sternum Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 807.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.20XB Unspecified fracture of sternum, initial encounter for open fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 807.3:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • sternum (closed) 807.2
      • with flail chest (open) 807.4
      • open 807.3
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