Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 843.9

Short Description: Sprain hip & thigh NOS

Long Description: Sprains and strains of unspecified site 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
        • 843.9 Sprain hip & thigh NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Avulsion of femoral attachment
  • Complete tear, hip ligament
  • Sprain of hip
  • Strain of muscle and/or tendon of thigh
  • Tendon rupture - hip

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 843.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • femur (proximal end) 843.9
      • distal end 844.9
    • hip 843.9
      • and thigh 843.9
    • innominate
      • acetabulum 843.9
    • thigh (proximal end) 843.9
      • and hip 843.9
      • distal end 844.9

Crosswalk Information

The code 843.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
843.9 Right Arrow S73.109A Unspecified sprain of unspecified hip, initial encounter
S76.919A Strain of unsp musc/fasc/tend at thi lev, unsp thigh, 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
843.0 Iliofemoral (ligament) sprain
843.1 Ischiocapsular (ligament) sprain
843.8 Sprains and strains of other specified sites of hip and thigh

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