ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 861.12

Heart laceration-open

Diagnosis Code 861.12

ICD-9: 861.12
Short Description: Heart laceration-open
Long Description: Laceration of heart without penetration of heart chambers, with open wound into thorax
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 861.12

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Internal injury of chest, abdomen, and pelvis (860-869)
      • 861 Injury to heart and lung

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders include

  • Heart diseases
  • Lung diseases and collapsed lung
  • Pleural disorders
  • Esophagus disorders
  • Broken ribs
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine

  • Chest tube insertion
  • Collapsed lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Costochondritis
  • Hemothorax
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Mediastinitis
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Pectus excavatum - discharge
  • Pectus excavatum repair
  • Pneumomediastinum
  • Pneumothorax - infants
  • Rib fracture - aftercare

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