Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 844.2
Sprain of cruciate ligament of knee
  • Short description: SPRAIN CRUCIATE LIG KNEE.
  • ICD-9-CM 844.2 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 844.2 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 844.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 844.2: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Complete tear, knee, anterior cruciate ligament
  • Rupture of anterior cruciate ligament
  • Rupture of cruciate ligaments
  • Sprain knee, anterior cruciate ligament
  • Sprain knee, cruciate ligament
  • Sprain of anterior cruciate ligament of knee
  • Sprain of knee, anterior cruciate ligament
  • Sprain of knee, cruciate ligament
  • Tear knee, anterior cruciate ligament, complete
  • Tear knee, cruciate ligament
  • Tear, anterior cruciate ligament, acute
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 844.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S83.509A Sprain of unspecified cruciate ligament of unspecified knee, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 844.2:
  • Derangement
    • cruciate ligament (knee) (posterior) 717.84
      • anterior 717.83
        • current injury 844.2
      • current injury 844.2
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
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