ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 805.5

Fx lumbar vertebra-open

Diagnosis Code 805.5

ICD-9: 805.5
Short Description: Fx lumbar vertebra-open
Long Description: Open fracture of lumbar vertebra without mention of spinal cord injury
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 805.5

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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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 805.5 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
        • lumbar (closed) 805.4
          • open 805.5

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