Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 842.09

Short Description: Sprain of wrist NEC

Long Description: Other sprains and strains 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
        • 842.09 Sprain of wrist NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Complete tear dorsal intercarpal ligament
  • Complete tear of ulnolunate ligament
  • Complete tear short intrinsic ligament nonspecific
  • Complete tear ulnar carpal complex nonspecific
  • Distal radioulnar joint sprain
  • Sprain of radiolunate ligament
  • Sprain of radioscaphocapitate ligament
  • Sprain of radioscapholunate ligament
  • Sprain of scapholunate ligament
  • Sprain of ulnolunate ligament
  • Sprain short intrinsic ligament nonspecific
  • Sprain triangular fibrocartilage
  • Sprain ulnar carpal complex nonspecific
  • Sprain ulnar-carpal meniscus
  • Sprain wrist extensors

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 842.09 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
        • radioulnar (joint), distal 842.09
        • specified site NEC 842.09
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • radioulnar 841.9
      • distal 842.09
    • radius, radial (proximal end) 841.9
      • and ulna 841.9
        • distal 842.09

Crosswalk Information

The code 842.09 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
842.09 Right Arrow S63.599A Other specified sprain of unspecified 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
842.02 Sprain of radiocarpal (joint) (ligament) 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

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