Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 958.1
Fat embolism
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 958.1 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 958.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
958.1 Excludes
  • that complicating:
    • abortion (634-638 with.6, 639.6)
    • pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium (673.8)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 958.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T79.1XXA Fat embolism (traumatic), initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 958.1:
  • Embolism 444.9
    • fat (cerebral) (pulmonary) (systemic) 958.1
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with embolism
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.6
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.6
      • complicating delivery or puerperium 673.8
      • following
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium 673.8
  • Fat
    • embolism (cerebral) (pulmonary) (systemic) 958.1
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with embolism
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.6
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.6
      • complicating delivery or puerperium 673.8
      • following
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium 673.8
        • in heart (see also Degeneration, myocardial) 429.1
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 958.1 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.