Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 842.09
Other sprains and strains of wrist
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 842.09 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 842.09 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: 842.09 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S63.599A Other specified sprain of unspecified wrist, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Complete tear dorsal intercarpal ligament
  • Complete tear of ulnolunate ligament
  • Complete tear short intrinsic ligament nonspecific
  • Complete tear ulnar carpal complex nonspecific
  • Distal radioulnar joint sprain
  • Left distal radioulnar joint sprain
  • Left triangular fibrocartilage complex tear
  • Left ulnocarpal ligament rupture
  • Left wrist collateral ligament rupture
  • Right distal radioulnar joint sprain
  • Right triangular fibrocartilage complex tear
  • Right ulnocarpal ligament rupture
  • Right wrist collateral ligament rupture
  • Sprain of radiolunate ligament
  • Sprain of radioscaphocapitate ligament
  • Sprain of radioscapholunate ligament
  • Sprain of scapholunate ligament
  • Sprain of ulnolunate ligament
  • Sprain short intrinsic ligament nonspecific
  • Sprain triangular fibrocartilage
  • Sprain ulnar carpal complex nonspecific
  • Sprain ulnar-carpal meniscus
  • Sprain wrist extensors
  • Traumatic rupture of extensor tendon of hand
Applies To
  • Radioulnar joint, distal
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 842.09:
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