Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 955.1
Injury to median nerve
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Injury median nerve.
  • ICD-9-CM 955.1 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 955.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Injury of left median nerve at forearm level
  • Injury of left median nerve at hand level
  • Injury of left median nerve at upper arm level
  • Injury of left median nerve at wrist level
  • Injury of median nerve
  • Injury of median nerve at forearm level
  • Injury of median nerve at hand level
  • Injury of median nerve at upper arm level
  • Injury of median nerve at wrist level
  • Injury of right median nerve at forearm level
  • Injury of right median nerve at hand level
  • Injury of right median nerve at upper arm level
  • Injury of right median nerve at wrist level
  • Median nerve injury
  • Median nerve injury, forearm level
  • Median nerve injury, hand level
  • Median nerve injury, left forearm level
  • Median nerve injury, left hand level
  • Median nerve injury, left upper arm level
  • Median nerve injury, left wrist level
  • Median nerve injury, right forearm level
  • Median nerve injury, right hand level
  • Median nerve injury, right upper arm level
  • Median nerve injury, right wrist level
  • Median nerve injury, upper arm level
  • Median nerve injury, wrist level
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 955.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S44.10XA Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S54.10XA Injury of median nerve at forearm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S64.10XA Injury of median nerve at wrist and hand level of unspecified arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 955.1:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 955.1 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.