Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.36
Recurrent dislocation of lower leg joint
  • Short description: Recur dislocat-l/leg.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.36 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 718.36 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 718.36.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 718.36: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dislocation knee, recurrent
  • Dislocation of patella (kneecap), recurrent
  • Recurrent dislocation of knee
  • Recurrent dislocation of L knee
  • Recurrent dislocation of L patella
  • Recurrent dislocation of left knee
  • Recurrent dislocation of left patella
  • Recurrent dislocation of left patella (kneecap)
  • Recurrent dislocation of patella
  • Recurrent dislocation of R knee
  • Recurrent dislocation of R patella
  • Recurrent dislocation of right knee
  • Recurrent dislocation of right patella (kneecap)
  • Recurrent dislocation of the patellofemoral joint
  • Recurrent dislocation of the right patellofemoral joint
  • Recurrent subluxation of L patella
  • Recurrent subluxation of left patella
  • Recurrent subluxation of left patella (kneecap)
  • Recurrent subluxation of R patella
  • Recurrent subluxation of right patella
  • Recurrent subluxation of right patella (kneecap)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.36 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M24.469 Recurrent dislocation, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.36:
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