Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 891.0
Open wound of knee leg (except thigh) and ankle without complication
  • Short description: Open wnd knee/leg/ankle.
  • ICD-9-CM 891.0 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 891.0 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 891.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 891.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ankle laceration
  • Gunshot wound of ankle
  • Gunshot wound of knee
  • Gunshot wound of left ankle
  • Gunshot wound of left knee
  • Gunshot wound of left lower leg
  • Gunshot wound of lower leg
  • Gunshot wound of right ankle
  • Gunshot wound of right knee
  • Gunshot wound of right lower leg
  • Knee laceration
  • Laceration of ankle
  • Laceration of knee
  • Laceration of left ankle
  • Laceration of left knee
  • Laceration of left lower leg
  • Laceration of lower leg
  • Laceration of right ankle
  • Laceration of right knee
  • Laceration of right lower leg
  • Left ankle laceration
  • Left knee laceration
  • Left lower leg laceration
  • Lower leg laceration
  • Open animal bite of ankle
  • Open animal bite of knee
  • Open animal bite of left ankle
  • Open animal bite of left knee
  • Open animal bite of left lower leg
  • Open animal bite of lower leg
  • Open animal bite of right ankle
  • Open animal bite of right knee
  • Open animal bite of right lower leg
  • Open bite of ankle
  • Open bite of knee
  • Open bite of left ankle
  • Open bite of left knee
  • Open bite of left lower leg
  • Open bite of lower leg
  • Open bite of right ankle
  • Open bite of right knee
  • Open bite of right lower leg
  • Open cat bite of ankle
  • Open cat bite of knee
  • Open cat bite of left ankle
  • Open cat bite of left knee
  • Open cat bite of left lower leg
  • Open cat bite of lower leg
  • Open cat bite of right ankle
  • Open cat bite of right knee
  • Open cat bite of right lower leg
  • Open dog bite of ankle
  • Open dog bite of knee
  • Open dog bite of left ankle
  • Open dog bite of left knee
  • Open dog bite of left lower leg
  • Open dog bite of lower leg
  • Open dog bite of right ankle
  • Open dog bite of right knee
  • Open dog bite of right lower leg
  • Open human bite of ankle
  • Open human bite of knee
  • Open human bite of left ankle
  • Open human bite of left knee
  • Open human bite of left lower leg
  • Open human bite of lower leg
  • Open human bite of right ankle
  • Open human bite of right knee
  • Open human bite of right lower leg
  • Open wound of ankle
  • Open wound of knee
  • Open wound of left ankle
  • Open wound of left knee
  • Open wound of left lower leg
  • Open wound of lower leg
  • Open wound of right ankle
  • Open wound of right knee
  • Open wound of right lower leg
  • Puncture wound of ankle
  • Puncture wound of knee
  • Puncture wound of left ankle
  • Puncture wound of left knee
  • Puncture wound of left lower leg
  • Puncture wound of lower leg
  • Puncture wound of right ankle
  • Puncture wound of right knee
  • Puncture wound of right lower leg
  • Right ankle laceration
  • Right knee laceration
  • Right lower leg laceration
  • Stab wound of ankle
  • Stab wound of knee
  • Stab wound of left ankle
  • Stab wound of left knee
  • Stab wound of left lower leg
  • Stab wound of lower leg
  • Stab wound of right ankle
  • Stab wound of right knee
  • Stab wound of right lower leg
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 891.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S81.009A Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S81.809A Unspecified open wound, unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S91.009A Unspecified open wound, unspecified ankle, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 891.0:
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • ankle 891.0
    • calf 891.0
    • knee 891.0
    • popliteal space 891.0
    • shin 891.0
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