Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 959.7
Other and unspecified injury to knee leg ankle and foot
  • Short description: LOWER LEG INJURY NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 959.7 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 959.7 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 959.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 959.7: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • 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
  • Turf toe
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 959.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S89.80XA Other specified injuries of unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S89.90XA Unspecified injury of unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S99.819A Other specified injuries of unspecified ankle, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S99.919A Unspecified injury of unspecified ankle, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 959.7:
  • Injury 959.9
    • ankle (and foot) (and knee) (and leg, except thigh) 959.7
    • foot (and ankle) (and knee) (and leg, except thigh) 959.7
    • heel 959.7
    • knee (and ankle) (and foot) (and leg, except thigh) 959.7
    • leg, except thigh (and ankle) (and foot) (and knee) 959.7
    • nail
    • phalanges
    • popliteal space 959.7
    • subungual
    • toe (nail) (any) 959.7
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