955.1 INJURY MEDIAN NERVE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 955.1

Short Description: Injury median nerve

Long Description: Injury to median nerve

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Injury to nerves and spinal cord (950-957)
      • 955 Injury to peripheral nerve(s) of shoulder girdle and upper limb
        • 955.1 Injury median nerve

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 955.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Injury 959.9
    • nerve 957.9
      • median 955.1
        • forearm 955.1
        • wrist and hand 955.1

Crosswalk Information

The code 955.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
955.1 Right Arrow S44.10XA Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, unsp arm, init
S54.10XA Injury of median nerve at forearm level, unsp arm, init
S64.10XA Injury of median nerve at wrs/hnd lv of unsp arm, 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
955.0 Injury to axillary nerve
955.2 Injury to ulnar nerve
955.3 Injury to radial nerve
955.4 Injury to musculocutaneous nerve
955.5 Injury to cutaneous sensory nerve, upper limb
955.6 Injury to digital nerve, upper limb
955.7 Injury to other specified nerve(s) of shoulder girdle and upper limb
955.8 Injury to multiple nerves of shoulder girdle and upper limb
955.9 Injury to unspecified nerve of shoulder girdle and upper limb

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