Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 878.2
Open wound of scrotum and testes, without mention of complication
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Male Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 878.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 878.2 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: 878.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S31.30XA Unspecified open wound of scrotum and testes, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Laceration of scrotum
  • Laceration of testis
  • Open bite of scrotum
  • Open bite of testes
  • Open wound of scrotum
  • Open wound of testes
  • Open wound of testis
  • Partial traumatic amputation of scrotum
  • Partial traumatic amputation of testicle
  • Partial traumatic scrotum amputation
  • Partial traumatic testicle amputation
  • Puncture wound of scrotum
  • Puncture wound of testes
  • Rupture of testicle
  • Rupture of testis
  • Scrotum laceration
  • Testes laceration
  • Testicular rupture
  • Traumatic amputation of scrotum
  • Traumatic amputation of testis
  • Traumatic scrotum amputation
  • Traumatic testicle amputation
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 878.2 is only applicable to male patients.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 878.2:
  • Castration, traumatic 878.2
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • testis (traumatic) 878.2
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • epididymis 878.2
    • scrotum 878.2
    • spermatic cord (scrotal) 878.2
      • complicated 878.3
      • pelvic region - see Injury, internal, spermatic cord
    • testis 878.2
    • tunica vaginalis 878.2
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