Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 951.9
Injury to unspecified cranial nerve
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 951.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 951.9 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: 951.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S04.9XXA Injury of unspecified cranial nerve, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cranial nerve injury
  • Injury of cranial nerve
  • Injury to cranial nerve
Clinical Information
  • Dysfunction of one or more cranial nerves causally related to a traumatic injury. Penetrating and nonpenetrating craniocerebral trauma; neck injuries; and trauma to the facial region are conditions associated with cranial nerve injuries
  • Injury to, or disease of, the cranial nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 951.9:
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