Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 840.8
Sprains and strains of other specified sites of shoulder and upper arm
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 840.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 840.8 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: 840.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S43.499A Other sprain of unspecified shoulder joint, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S46.019A Strain of muscle(s) and tendon(s) of the rotator cuff of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S46.119A Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of long head of biceps, unspecified arm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S46.819A Strain of other muscles, fascia and tendons at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Detachment of the glenoid labrum and/or capsule of the shoulder joint
  • Glenoid labrum detachment
  • Glenoid labrum tear
  • Injury of glenoid labrum of shoulder joint
  • Left biceps strain
  • Left biceps tendon tear
  • Left deltoid strain
  • Left deltoid tendon tear
  • Left distal biceps tendon tear
  • Left glenoid labrum tear
  • Left long head of biceps strain
  • Left long head of biceps tendon tear
  • Left trapezius strain
  • Left triceps strain
  • Left triceps tendon tear
  • Reverse Bankart lesion
  • Right biceps strain
  • Right biceps tendon tear
  • Right deltoid strain
  • Right deltoid tendon tear
  • Right distal biceps tendon tear
  • Right glenoid labrum tear
  • Right long head of biceps strain
  • Right long head of biceps tendon tear
  • Right trapezius strain
  • Right triceps strain
  • Right triceps tendon tear
  • Rupture biceps tendon, traumatic
  • Sprain, biceps tendon
  • Sprain, shoulder joint, anterior
  • Sprain, shoulder joint, posterior
  • Sprain, triceps tendon
  • Strain of long head of biceps
  • Strain of shoulder, trapezius muscle
  • Strain of trapezius muscle
  • Strain of triceps brachii muscle
  • Strain shoulder, trapezius muscle
  • Traumatic rupture of biceps tendon
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 840.8:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • anterior labral 840.8
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • coracoacromial 840.8
    • deltoid
    • glenoid (shoulder) - (see also SLAP lesion) 840.8
    • subglenoid - (see also SLAP lesion) 840.8
    • teres
      • ligamentum femoris 843.8
      • major or minor 840.8
    • trapezoid 840.8
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