2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 521.81
- ICD-9-CM 521.81 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 521.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- Incomplete fracture of any part of a tooth, characterized by pain during mastication and sensitivity to heat, cold, sweet or sour tastes, and alcohol; it is often undiagnosed because the tooth is usually x-ray negative and normal to pulp vitality tests
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM K03.81 Cracked tooth
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 521.81
- tooth 521.81