ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 833.05

Disloc metacarpal-closed

Diagnosis Code 833.05

ICD-9: 833.05
Short Description: Disloc metacarpal-closed
Long Description: Closed dislocation of metacarpal (bone), proximal end
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 833.05

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Dislocation (830-839)
      • 833 Dislocation of wrist

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 833.05 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
      • metacarpal (bone)
        • proximal end (closed) 833.05
          • open 833.15
      • wrist (carpal bone) (scaphoid) (semilunar) (closed) 833.00
        • metacarpal bone, proximal end 833.05
          • open 833.15

Information for Patients


Dislocations are joint injuries that force the ends of your bones out of position. The cause is often a fall or a blow, sometimes from playing a contact sport. You can dislocate your ankles, knees, shoulders, hips, elbows and jaw. You can also dislocate your finger and toe joints. Dislocated joints often are swollen, very painful and visibly out of place. You may not be able to move it.

A dislocated joint is an emergency. If you have one, seek medical attention. Treatment depends on which joint you dislocate and the severity of the injury. It might include manipulations to reposition your bones, medicine, a splint or sling, and rehabilitation. When properly repositioned, a joint will usually function and move normally again in a few weeks. Once you dislocate a shoulder or kneecap, you are more likely to dislocate it again. Wearing protective gear during sports may help prevent dislocations.

  • Dislocated shoulder - aftercare
  • Dislocation
  • Kneecap dislocation
  • Kneecap dislocation - aftercare
  • Nursemaid's elbow

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Wrist Injuries and Disorders

Your wrist is made up of eight small bones known as carpals. They support a tube that runs through your wrist. That tube, called the carpal tunnel, has tendons and a nerve inside. It is covered by a ligament, which holds it in place.

Wrist pain is common. Repetitive motion can damage your wrist. Everyday activities like typing, racquet sports or sewing can cause pain, or even carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist pain with bruising and swelling can be a sign of injury. The signs of a possible fracture include misshapen joints and inability to move your wrist. Some wrist fractures are a result of osteoporosis.

Other common causes of pain are

  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Gout and pseudogout

  • Colles wrist fracture - aftercare
  • De Quervain's tendinitis
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist pain
  • Wrist sprain - aftercare

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