Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.86
Other joint derangement not elsewhere classified involving lower leg
  • Short description: JT DERANGEMENT NEC-L/LEG.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.86 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 718.86.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 718.86: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anterior cruciate instability
  • Chronic instability of knee
  • Chronic instability of L knee
  • Chronic instability of left knee
  • Chronic instability of R knee
  • Chronic instability of right knee
  • Flail joint of knee
  • Flail joint of L knee
  • Flail joint of left knee
  • Flail joint of R knee
  • Flail joint of right knee
  • Instability of knee
  • Instability of knee joint
  • Instability of patella
  • Instability of patella (knee cap) joint
  • Instability of patellofemoral joint
  • Knee joint - anteroposterior instability
  • Knee joint - mediolateral instability
  • Knee joint hypermobility
  • Knee joint laxity
  • Lateral collateral ligament instability
  • Ligamentous laxity of knee
  • Medial collateral ligament instability
  • Posterior cruciate instability
  • Unstable knee
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.86 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M23.50 Chronic instability of knee, unspecified knee
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M23.8X9 Other internal derangements of unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.86:
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