Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 958.7
Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Traum subcutan emphysema.
  • ICD-9-CM 958.7 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 958.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
958.7 Excludes
  • subcutaneous emphysema resulting from a procedure (998.81)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 958.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T79.7XXA Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 958.7:
  • Aerodermectasia
    • subcutaneous (traumatic) 958.7
  • Emphysema (atrophic) (centriacinar) (centrilobular) (chronic) (diffuse) (essential) (hypertrophic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (panlobular) (paracicatricial) (paracinar) (postural) (pulmonary) (senile) (subpleural) (traction) (unilateral) (unilobular) (vesicular) 492.8
    • cellular tissue 958.7
    • connective tissue 958.7
    • laminated tissue 958.7
    • subcutaneous 958.7
    • traumatic 958.7
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 958.7 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.