Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 838.09
Closed dislocation of foot, other
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 838.09 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 838.09 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 838.09 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S93.106A Unspecified dislocation of unspecified toe(s), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S93.336A Other dislocation of unspecified foot, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed left toe dislocation
  • Closed right toe dislocation
  • Closed traumatic dislocation of joint of toe
  • Closed traumatic dislocation toe, interphalangeal joint, multiple
  • Closed traumatic dislocation toe, interphalangeal joint, single
  • Closed traumatic subluxation, subtalar joint
  • Dislocation of toe joint
  • Left toe dislocation
  • Left toe subluxation
  • Right toe dislocation
  • Right toe subluxation
  • Subluxation of left toe joint
  • Subluxation of right toe joint
  • Subluxation of toe joint
  • Traumatic dislocation of joint of foot
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 838.09:
  • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
    • phalanx
      • foot or toe (closed) 838.09
      • hand or finger (see also Dislocation, finger) 834.00
    • toe(s) (closed) 838.09
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