Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 839.42
Closed dislocation, sacrum
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 839.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 839.42 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: 839.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S33.2XXA Dislocation of sacroiliac and sacrococcygeal joint, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed dislocation of coccyx
  • Closed traumatic dislocation of coccyx (disorder)
  • Sacrococcygeal dislocation
  • Subluxation complex of sacrum
Applies To
  • Sacroiliac (joint)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 839.42:
  • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
    • sacrococcygeal (closed) 839.42
    • sacroiliac (joint) (ligament) (closed) 839.42
    • sacrum (closed) 839.42
    • spine (articular process) (see also Dislocation, vertebra) (closed) 839.40
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