Metacarpal Fracture ICD 9 Code

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5229

Billable Medical Code for Closed Fracture of Metacarpal Bone(s), Site Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 815.00

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 815.00.

The Short Description Is: Fx metacarpal NOS-closed.

Known As

Metacarpal fracture is also known as closed fracture hand metacarpal bone, closed fracture of left fifth metacarpal, closed fracture of left first metacarpal, closed fracture of left fourth metacarpal, closed fracture of left hand, closed fracture of left second metacarpal, closed fracture of left third metacarpal, closed fracture of metacarpal bone, closed fracture of right fifth metacarpal, closed fracture of right first metacarpal, closed fracture of right fourth metacarpal, closed fracture of right hand, closed fracture of right second metacarpal, closed fracture of right third metacarpal, closed FX hand metacarpal bone, fracture hand metacarpal bone, fracture of metacarpal bone, FX hand metacarpal bone, left fifth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left fifth metacarpal Fx, left first metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left first metacarpal Fx, left fourth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left fourth metacarpal Fx, left hand fracture, left hand Fx, left second metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left second metacarpal Fx, left third metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, left third metacarpal Fx, right fifth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture,
right fifth metacarpal Fx, right first metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, right first metacarpal Fx, right fourth metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, right fourth metacarpal Fx, right hand fracture,
right hand Fx, right second metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, right second metacarpal Fx, right third metacarpal (hand bone) fracture, and right third metacarpal Fxr.

Metacarpal fracture Definition and Symptoms

A metacarpal fracture is the medical term for a break in the metacarpal of the hand. Symptoms include pain, bruising, weakening, inability to grasp things, and swelling in the hand.