Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 955.2
Injury to ulnar nerve
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Injury ulnar nerve.
  • ICD-9-CM 955.2 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 955.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Injury of left ulnar nerve at forearm level
  • Injury of left ulnar nerve at hand level
  • Injury of left ulnar nerve at upper arm level
  • Injury of left ulnar nerve at wrist level
  • Injury of right ulnar nerve at forearm level
  • Injury of right ulnar nerve at hand level
  • Injury of right ulnar nerve at upper arm level
  • Injury of right ulnar nerve at wrist level
  • Injury of ulnar nerve
  • Injury of ulnar nerve at forearm level
  • Injury of ulnar nerve at hand level
  • Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level
  • Injury of ulnar nerve at wrist level
  • Ulnar nerve injury
  • Ulnar nerve injury, forearm level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, hand level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, left forearm level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, left hand level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, left upper arm level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, left wrist level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, right forearm level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, right hand level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, right upper arm level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, right wrist level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, upper arm level
  • Ulnar nerve injury, wrist level
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 955.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S44.00XA Injury of ulnar nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S54.00XA Injury of ulnar nerve at forearm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S64.00XA Injury of ulnar nerve at wrist and hand level of unspecified arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 955.2:
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