Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 842.02

Short Description: Sprain radiocarpal

Long Description: Sprain of radiocarpal (joint) (ligament) of wrist

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
        • 842.02 Sprain radiocarpal

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 842.02 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
        • radiocarpal (joint) (ligament) 842.02
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • radiocarpal 842.02

Crosswalk Information

The code 842.02 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
842.02 Right Arrow S63.329A Traumatic rupture of unsp radiocarpal ligament, init encntr
S63.529A Sprain of radiocarpal joint of unsp wrist, init encntr
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
842.00 Sprain of wrist, unspecified site
842.01 Sprain of carpal (joint) 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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