Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.46
Contracture of lower leg joint
  • Short description: Jt contracture-l/leg.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.46 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 718.46 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Contracture of knee joint
  • Contracture of L knee
  • Contracture of left knee
  • Contracture of left knee joint
  • Contracture of R knee
  • Contracture of right knee
  • Contracture of right knee joint
  • Flexion contracture of the knee
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.46 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M24.569 Contracture, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.46:
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