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ICD-10-CM Code S12.101A
Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of second cervical vertebra, initial encounter for closed fracture

BILLABLE
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Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

S12.101A is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified nondisplaced fracture of second cervical vertebra, initial encounter for closed fracture. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code S121 is used to code Hangman's fracture

A hangman's fracture is the colloquial name given to a fracture of both pedicles or pars interarticularis of the axis vertebra (C2) (or epistropheus).

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 805.02

X-ray of the cervical spine with a Hangman's fracture. Left without, right with annotation. Clearly can be seen that C2 (red outline) is moved forward with respect to C3 (blue outline).

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems with MCC.
  • DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems without MCC.
  • DRG Group #955-965 - Other multiple significant trauma with MCC.
  • DRG Group #955-965 - Other multiple significant trauma with CC.
  • DRG Group #955-965 - Other multiple significant trauma without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Closed fracture of second cervical vertebra (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code S12.101A and a single ICD9 code, 805.02 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: S12.101 - Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of second cervical vertebra

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