Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 951.2
Injury to trigeminal nerve
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 951.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 951.2 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: 951.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S04.30XA Injury of trigeminal nerve, unspecified side, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Injury of trigeminal nerve
  • Injury to left trigeminal nerve
  • Injury to right trigeminal nerve
  • Left trigeminal nerve injury
  • Right trigeminal nerve injury
  • Trigeminal nerve injury
Clinical Information
  • Traumatic injuries to the trigeminal nerve. It may result in extreme pain, abnormal sensation in the areas the nerve innervates on face, jaw, gums and tongue and can cause difficulties with speech and chewing. It is sometimes associated with various dental treatments
Applies To
  • Fifth cranial nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 951.2:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 951.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.