Knee Injury ICD 9 Code

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5533

Billable Medical Code for Knee, Leg, Ankle, and Foot Injury

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 959.7

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 959.7.

The Short Description Is: Lower leg injury NOS.

Known As

Knee injury is also known as acute injury of anterior cruciate ligament, acute injury of posterior cruciate ligament, calf injury, compartment syndrome of lower limb, complete division, extensor tendon foot, complete division, flexor tendon foot, complete division, patellar tendon, complete division, tendo calcaneus, fishing hook in great toe, fishing hook in heel, foreign body left in ankle/foot, foreign body left in knee, foreign body of foot, heel injury, injury anterior cruciate ligament acute, injury knee ligament, injury of ankle, injury of anterior cruciate ligament,
injury of collateral ligament of knee, injury of cruciate ligament of knee, injury of fibula, injury of foot, injury of great toe, injury of great toenail, injury of knee, injury of lateral collateral ligament of knee, injury of ligament of knee, injury of little toe, injury of lower extremity, injury of lower leg, injury of medial collateral ligament of knee, injury of multiple muscles and tendons at lower leg level, injury of muscle and tendon at ankle and foot level, injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level, injury of muscle and tendon of anterior muscle group at lower leg level, injury of muscle and tendon of long extensor muscle of toe at ankle and foot level, injury of muscle and tendon of long flexor muscle of toe at ankle and foot level,
injury of muscle and tendon of peroneal muscle group at lower leg level, injury of patella, injury of posterior cruciate ligament, injury of tibia, injury of toe, injury to anterior cruciate ligament, acute, injury to knee ligament, injury to lower leg, injury to multiple structures of knee, massive multi tissue damage foot, massive multi tissue damage lower leg, multiple injuries of ankle and/or foot, partial division extensor tendon of foot, partial division flexor tendon of foot, pellet wound of ankle, pellet wound of calf, pellet wound of dorsum of foot, pellet wound of foot, pellet wound of great toe, pellet wound of heel, pellet wound of knee, pellet wound of lower leg, pellet wound of lower limb, pellet wound of shin, pellet wound of sole of foot, pellet wound of toe, severe multi tissue damage foot, severe multi tissue damage lower leg, shin injury, traumatic division of tendon of lower limb, and turf toe.

Knee Inury Definition and Symptoms

A knee injury is an injury to the bone, muscle, joint, or ligament of the knee. The most common knee injuries arthritis, tendonitis, bruises, cartilage tears, and damaged ligaments. Symptoms of a knee injury can vary but are most commonly pain when bending the knee as well as pain when trying to walk or put pressure on the knee.