Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 822.0
Closed fracture of patella
  • Short description: Fracture patella-closed.
  • ICD-9-CM 822.0 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 822.0 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 822.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 822.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture knee, patella
  • Closed fracture of patella of left knee
  • Closed fracture of patella of right knee
  • Closed FX knee, patella
  • Fracture knee, patella
  • Fracture of patella
  • FX knee, patella
  • Left patella (kneecap) fracture
  • Left patella Fx
  • Right patella (kneecap) fracture
  • Right patella Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 822.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S82.009A Unspecified fracture of unspecified patella, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 822.0:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • knee
      • cap (closed) 822.0
      • cartilage (semilunar) - see Tear, meniscus
    • patella (closed) 822.0
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