ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 805.00

Fx cervical vert NOS-cl

Diagnosis Code 805.00

ICD-9: 805.00
Short Description: Fx cervical vert NOS-cl
Long Description: Closed fracture of cervical vertebra, unspecified level
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 805.00

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Fracture of spine and trunk (805-809)
      • 805 Fracture of vertebral column without mention of spinal cord lesion

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Burst fracture of cervical vertebra
  • Closed fracture axis, transverse process
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, burst
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, posterior arch
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, spinous process
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, spondylolysis
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, transverse process
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, tricolumnar
  • Closed fracture cervical vertebra, wedge
  • Closed fracture of cervical spine
  • Closed fracture of cervical vertebra without spinal cord injury
  • Compression fracture of cervical spine
  • Crush fracture of cervical vertebra
  • Fracture dislocation of cervical spine
  • Fracture dislocation of cervicothoracic junction
  • Fracture of cervical spine
  • Fracture of cervical spine - no cord lesion
  • Fracture of lamina of cervical vertebra
  • Fracture of neck and trunk
  • Fracture of pedicle of cervical vertebra
  • Fracture of spinous process of cervical vertebra
  • Fracture of transverse process of cervical vertebra
  • Fractures involving head with neck
  • Teardrop fracture of cervical vertebra
  • Two column fracture of cervical vertebra
  • Wedge fracture of cervical vertebra

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 805.00 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
      • vertebra, vertebral (back) (body) (column) (neural arch) (pedicle) (spine) (spinous process) (transverse process) (closed) 805.8
        • cervical (hangman) (teardrop) (closed) 805.00
          • with spinal cord injury - see Fracture, vertebra, with spinal cord injury, cervical
          • first (atlas) 805.01
            • open 805.11
          • second (axis) 805.02
            • open 805.12
          • third 805.03
            • open 805.13
          • fourth 805.04
            • open 805.14
          • fifth 805.05
            • open 805.15
          • sixth 805.06
            • open 805.16
          • seventh 805.07
            • open 805.17
          • multiple sites 805.08
            • open 805.18
          • open 805.10

Information for Patients


Also called: Broken bone

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls or sports injuries. Other causes are low bone density and osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, which are very small cracks in the bone.

Symptoms of a fracture are

  • Out-of-place or misshapen limb or joint
  • Swelling, bruising or bleeding
  • Intense pain
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Limited mobility or inability to move a limb

You need to get medical care right away for any fracture. You may need to wear a cast or splint. Sometimes you need surgery to put in plates, pins or screws to keep the bone in place.

  • Ankle fracture - aftercare
  • Broken bone
  • Broken collarbone - aftercare
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone - aftercare
  • Hand fracture - aftercare
  • Hardware removal - extremity
  • Metatarsal fracture (acute) - aftercare
  • Metatarsal stress fractures - aftercare
  • Nasal fracture - aftercare
  • Pin care
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare
  • What Are Growth Plate Injuries? - NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
  • X-ray - skeleton

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Neck Injuries and Disorders

Any part of your neck - muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves - can cause neck problems. Neck pain is very common. Pain may also come from your shoulder, jaw, head, or upper arms.

Muscle strain or tension often causes neck pain. The problem is usually overuse, such as from sitting at a computer for too long. Sometimes you can strain your neck muscles from sleeping in an awkward position or overdoing it during exercise. Falls or accidents, including car accidents, are another common cause of neck pain. Whiplash, a soft tissue injury to the neck, is also called neck sprain or strain.

Treatment depends on the cause, but may include applying ice, taking pain relievers, getting physical therapy or wearing a cervical collar. You rarely need surgery.

  • Cervical MRI scan
  • Cervical spine CT scan
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Neck dissection
  • Neck lump
  • Neck pain
  • Neck pain or spasms -- self care
  • Neck x-ray
  • Spinal fusion
  • Torticollis

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