Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 958.8
Other early complications of trauma
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 958.8 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 958.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anterior tibial compartment syndrome
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Compartment syndrome of lower limb
  • Compartment syndrome of thigh
  • Compartment syndrome of upper arm
  • Compartment syndrome, buttock
  • Early complication of trauma
  • Extensor compartment syndrome of forearm
  • Lateral peroneal compartment syndrome
  • Posterior tibial compartment syndrome
  • Posttraumatic state
  • Posttraumatic vertigo
  • Psoas compartment syndrome
  • Rectus abdominis compartment syndrome
  • Traumatic complication of injury
  • Traumatic pneumonia
  • Traumatic rhabdomyolysis
  • Vertigo preceded by head injury
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 958.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T79.8XXA Other early complications of trauma, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 958.8:
  • Complications
    • trauma NEC (early) 958.8
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • traumatic (complication of injury) 958.8
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • traumatic (complication) (early) (secondary) 958.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • anterior
      • chest wall 786.52
      • compartment (tibial) 958.8
      • spinal artery 433.8
      • tibial (compartment) 958.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 958.8 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.