Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 958.9
Traumatic compartment syndrome
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 958.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Conditions in which increased pressure within a limited space compromises the blood circulation and function of tissue within that space. Some of the causes of increased pressure are trauma, tight dressings, hemorrhage, and exercise. Sequelae include nerve compression (nerve compression syndromes); paralysis; and ischemic contracture.
958.9 Excludes
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