Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 894.2
Multiple and unspecified open wound of lower limb with tendon involvement
  • Short description: OPN WND LEG NEC W TENDON.
  • ICD-9-CM 894.2 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 894.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 894.2: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 894.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S71.009A Unspecified open wound, unspecified hip, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 894.2:
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • tendon 848.9
      • with open wound - see Wound, open, by site
      • Achilles 845.09
      • 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
    • extremity
      • lower (multiple) NEC 894.0
        • with tendon involvement 894.2
        • complicated 894.1
      • upper (multiple) NEC 884.0
    • limb
      • lower (multiple) NEC 894.0
        • with tendon involvement 894.2
        • complicated 894.1
      • upper (multiple) NEC 884.0
    • multiple, unspecified site(s) 879.8
      • complicated 879.9
      • lower limb(s) (one or both) (sites classifiable to more than one three-digit category in 890-893) 894.0
        • with tendon involvement 894.2
        • complicated 894.1
      • upper limb(s) (one or both) (sites classifiable to more than one three-digit category in 880-883) 884.0
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