Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 845.03
Tibiofibular (ligament) sprain distal
  • Short description: Sprain distal tibiofibul.
  • ICD-9-CM 845.03 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 845.03 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 845.03 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S93.439A Sprain of tibiofibular ligament of unspecified ankle, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left ankle sprain
  • Left ankle sprain, tibiofibular ligament
  • Right ankle sprain
  • Right ankle sprain, tibiofibular ligament
  • Sprain of tibiofibular ligament of left ankle
  • Sprain of tibiofibular ligament of right ankle
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 845.03:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • tibiofibular
      • distal 845.03
      • superior 844.3
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