Pain in Elbow ICD 9 Code

Pain in Elbow ICD 9 Code

5256

Billable Medical Code for Elbow, Forearm, and Wrist Injury

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 959.3

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 959.3.

The Short Description Is: Elb/forearm/wrst inj NOS.

Pain in Elbow Definition and Symptoms

Pain in the elbow is any form of pain in the elbow or elbow joint. There are multiple different causes for elbow pain but the most common are a broken arm, dislocated elbow, pitcher’s elbow, a sprain or tear in a ligament, golfer’s elbow, nerve injuries, arthritis, and cubital tunnel syndrome.