Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 842.00

Short Description: Sprain of wrist NOS

Long Description: Sprain of wrist, unspecified site

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Sprains and strains of joints and adjacent muscles (840-848)
      • 842 Sprains and strains of wrist and hand
        • 842.00 Sprain of wrist NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 842.00 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • tendon (traumatic) - see also Sprain, by site
      • wrist 842.00
        • carpal (joint) 842.01
        • nontraumatic 727.63
          • extensors 727.63
          • flexors 727.64
        • radiocarpal (joint) (ligament) 842.02
        • radioulnar (joint), distal 842.09
        • specified site NEC 842.09
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • radius, radial (proximal end) 841.9
      • distal end 842.00
    • ulna, ulnar (proximal end) 841.9
      • distal end 842.00
    • wrist (cuneiform) (scaphoid) (semilunar) 842.00

Crosswalk Information

The code 842.00 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
842.00 Right Arrow S63.509A Unspecified sprain of unspecified wrist, initial encounter
S66.919A Strain of unsp musc/fasc/tend at wrs/hnd lv, unsp hand, init
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
842.01 Sprain of carpal (joint) of wrist
842.02 Sprain of radiocarpal (joint) (ligament) of wrist
842.09 Other sprains and strains of wrist
842.10 Sprain of hand, unspecified site
842.11 Sprain of carpometacarpal (joint) of hand
842.12 Sprain of metacarpophalangeal (joint) of hand
842.13 Sprain of interphalangeal (joint) of hand
842.19 Other sprains and strains of hand

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