Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 955.0
Injury to axillary nerve
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 955.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 955.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Axillary nerve injury
  • Injury of axillary nerve
  • Injury of left axillary nerve
  • Injury of right axillary nerve
  • Left axillary nerve injury
  • Right axillary nerve injury
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 955.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S44.30XA Injury of axillary nerve, unspecified arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 955.0:
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