Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 951.8
Injury to other specified cranial nerves
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 951.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 951.8 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: 951.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S04.819A Injury of olfactory [1st ] nerve, unspecified side, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S04.899A Injury of other cranial nerves, unspecified side, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Glossopharyngeal nerve injury
  • Injury of glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Injury of olfactory nerve
  • Injury of pneumogastric nerve
  • Injury to glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Injury to left glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Injury to left olfactory nerve
  • Injury to left vagus nerve
  • Injury to olfactory nerve
  • Injury to olossopharyngeal nerve
  • Injury to right glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Injury to right olfactory nerve
  • Injury to right vagus nerve
  • Injury to vagus nerve
  • Left glossopharyngeal nerve injury
  • Left olfactory nerve injury
  • Left vagus nerve injury
  • Olfactory nerve injury
  • Right glossopharyngeal nerve injury
  • Right olfactory nerve injury
  • Right vagus nerve injury
  • Traumatic anosmia
  • Vagus nerve injury
Applies To
  • Glossopharyngeal [9th cranial] nerve
  • Olfactory [1st cranial] nerve
  • Pneumogastric [10th cranial] nerve
  • Traumatic anosmia NOS
  • Vagus [10th cranial] nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 951.8:
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