Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 951.6
Injury to accessory nerve
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 951.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 951.6 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: 951.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S04.70XA Injury of accessory nerve, unspecified side, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Accessory nerve injury
  • Injury of accessory nerve
  • Injury to left accessory nerve
  • Injury to right accessory nerve
  • Left accessory nerve injury
  • Right accessory nerve injury
Clinical Information
  • Traumatic injuries to the accessory nerve. Damage to the nerve may produce weakness in head rotation and shoulder elevation
Applies To
  • Eleventh cranial nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 951.6:
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