ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 951.9

Injury cranial nerve NOS

Diagnosis Code 951.9

ICD-9: 951.9
Short Description: Injury cranial nerve NOS
Long Description: Injury to unspecified cranial nerve
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 951.9

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Injury to nerves and spinal cord (950-957)
      • 951 Injury to other cranial nerve(s)

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 951.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Injury 959.9
      • nerve 957.9
        • cranial 951.9
          • first or olfactory 951.8
          • second or optic 950.0
          • third or oculomotor 951.0
          • fourth or trochlear 951.1
          • fifth or trigeminal 951.2
          • sixth or abducens 951.3
          • seventh or facial 951.4
          • eighth, acoustic, or auditory 951.5
          • ninth or glossopharyngeal 951.8
          • tenth, pneumogastric, or vagus 951.8
          • eleventh or accessory 951.6
          • twelfth or hypoglossal 951.7
          • newborn 767.7

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