Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 892.2
Open wound of foot except toe(s) alone with tendon involvement
  • Short description: OPEN WOUND FOOT W TENDON.
  • ICD-9-CM 892.2 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 892.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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892.2 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S96.929A Laceration of unspecified muscle and tendon at ankle and foot level, unspecified foot, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S91.309A Unspecified open wound, unspecified foot, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 892.2:
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • Achilles tendon 845.09
      • with open wound 892.2
    • tendon 848.9
      • with open wound - see Wound, open, by site
      • Achilles 845.09
        • with open wound 892.2
      • lower limb NEC 844.9
        • with open wound NEC 894.2
      • upper limb NEC 840.9
        • with open wound NEC 884.2
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • foot (any part, except toe(s) alone) 892.0
      • with tendon involvement 892.2
      • complicated 892.1
    • heel 892.0
      • with tendon involvement 892.2
      • complicated 892.1
    • instep 892.0
      • with tendon involvement 892.2
      • complicated 892.1
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