Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 873.73
Open wound of tooth (broken) (fractured) (due to trauma), complicated
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Broken tooth-complicated.
  • ICD-9-CM 873.73 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 873.73 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
873.73 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 873.73 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S02.5XXA Fracture of tooth (traumatic), initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S02.5XXB Fracture of tooth (traumatic), initial encounter for open fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 873.73:
  • Avulsion (traumatic) 879.8
    • tooth 873.63
      • complicated 873.73
  • Broken
    • tooth, teeth 873.63
      • complicated 873.73
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • root, tooth 873.63
      • complicated 873.73
    • tooth (root) 873.63
      • complicated 873.73
  • Injury 959.9
    • tooth NEC 873.63
      • complicated 873.73
  • Odontoclasis 873.63
    • complicated 873.73
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 873.73 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.