Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 843.8

Short Description: Sprain hip & thigh NEC

Long Description: Sprains and strains of other specified sites of hip and thigh

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Sprains and strains of joints and adjacent muscles (840-848)
      • 843 Sprains and strains of hip and thigh
        • 843.8 Sprain hip & thigh NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Charleyhorse
  • Hamstring sprain
  • Rupture of adductor muscle of hip
  • Rupture of gastrocnemius tendon
  • Strain of flexor muscle of hip
  • Strain of hamstring muscle
  • Strain of quadriceps tendon
  • Strain of tendon of adductor longus
  • Strain of tendon of medial thigh muscle

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 843.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Charleyhorse (quadriceps) 843.8
    • muscle, except quadriceps - see Sprain, by site
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • ligamentum teres femoris 843.8
    • orbicular, hip 843.8
    • round ligament - see also Injury, internal, round ligament
      • femur 843.8
    • teres
      • ligamentum femoris 843.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 843.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
843.8 Right Arrow S73.199A Other sprain of unspecified hip, 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
843.0 Iliofemoral (ligament) sprain
843.1 Ischiocapsular (ligament) sprain
843.9 Sprains and strains of unspecified site of hip and thigh

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