ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 851.99

Open brain lacer-concuss

Diagnosis Code 851.99

ICD-9: 851.99
Short Description: Open brain lacer-concuss
Long Description: Other and unspecified cerebral laceration and contusion, with open intracranial wound, with concussion, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 851.99

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Intracranial injury, excluding those with skull fracture (850-854)
      • 851 Cerebral laceration and contusion
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