Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 730.06
Acute osteomyelitis involving lower leg
  • Short description: AC OSTEOMYELITIS-L/LEG.
  • ICD-9-CM 730.06 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 730.06 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 730.06.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 730.06: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of fibula
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of L fibula
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of L tibia
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of left fibula
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of left tibia
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of R fibula
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of R tibia
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of right fibula
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of right tibia
  • Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of tibia
  • Acute osteomyelitis of fibula
  • Acute osteomyelitis of lower leg
  • Acute osteomyelitis of the lower leg
  • Acute osteomyelitis of tibia
  • Acute osteomyelitis-fibula
  • Acute osteomyelitis-tibia
  • Osteomyelitis lower leg, acute
  • Subacute osteomyelitis of fibula
  • Subacute osteomyelitis of L tibia and fibula
  • Subacute osteomyelitis of left tibia and fibula
  • Subacute osteomyelitis of R tibia and fibula
  • Subacute osteomyelitis of right tibia and fibula
  • Subacute osteomyelitis of tibia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 730.06 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M86.169 Other acute osteomyelitis, unspecified tibia and fibula
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M86.269 Subacute osteomyelitis, unspecified tibia and fibula
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