Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 711.06
Pyogenic arthritis involving lower leg
  • Short description: Pyogen arthritis-l/leg.
  • ICD-9-CM 711.06 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 711.06 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 711.06.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 711.06: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bacterial arthritis of knee
  • Bacterial arthritis of patella
  • Pneumococcal arthritis of knee
  • Pneumococcal arthritis of L knee
  • Pneumococcal arthritis of left knee
  • Pneumococcal arthritis of R knee
  • Pneumococcal arthritis of right knee
  • Pyogenic (septic) arthritis of knee
  • Pyogenic (septic) arthritis of patella (kneecap)
  • Pyogenic bacterial arthritis of knee
  • Pyogenic bacterial arthritis of patella
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of knee
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of L knee
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of left knee
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of R knee
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of right knee
  • Streptococcal arthritis of knee
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 711.06 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M00.069 Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified knee
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M00.169 Pneumococcal arthritis, unspecified knee
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M00.269 Other streptococcal arthritis, unspecified knee
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M00.869 Arthritis due to other bacteria, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 711.06:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • knee 682.6
      • joint 711.06
      • tuberculous (active) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.2
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