Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 841.8

Short Description: Sprain elbow/forearm NEC

Long Description: Sprains and strains of other specified sites of elbow and forearm

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Sprains and strains of joints and adjacent muscles (840-848)
      • 841 Sprains and strains of elbow and forearm
        • 841.8 Sprain elbow/forearm NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Sprain, elbow joint, lateral collateral ligament
  • Sprain, elbow joint, medial collateral ligament

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 841.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • elbow 841.9
      • specified site NEC 841.8
    • forearm 841.9
      • specified site NEC 841.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 841.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
841.8 Right Arrow S53.499A Other sprain of unspecified elbow, initial encounter
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
841.0 Radial collateral ligament sprain
841.1 Ulnar collateral ligament sprain
841.2 Radiohumeral (joint) sprain
841.3 Ulnohumeral (joint) sprain
841.9 Sprains and strains of unspecified site of elbow and forearm

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014