Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.16
Pathologic fracture of tibia or fibula
  • Short description: Path fx tibia fibula.
  • ICD-9-CM 733.16 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 733.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 733.16.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 733.16: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Left ankle fracture
  • Left ankle fracture due to osteoporosis
  • Left ankle fracture due to tumor
  • Left ankle osteoporotic fx
  • Left ankle pathological fx
  • Left ankle pathological fx due to neoplasm
  • Left ankle secondary osteoporotic fx
  • Left fibula fracture
  • Left fibula fracture due to osteoporosis
  • Left fibula fracture due to tumor
  • Left fibula osteoporotic fx
  • Left fibula pathological fx
  • Left fibula pathological fx due to neoplasm
  • Left fibula secondary osteoporotic fx
  • Left tibia (shin bone) fracture
  • Left tibia (shin bone) fracture due to osteoporosis
  • Left tibia (shin bone) fracture due to tumor
  • Left tibia osteoporotic fx
  • Left tibia pathological fx
  • Left tibia pathological fx due to neoplasm
  • Left tibia secondary osteoporotic fx
  • Osteoporotic fracture of left ankle
  • Osteoporotic fracture of left fibula
  • Osteoporotic fracture of left tibia
  • Osteoporotic fracture of right ankle
  • Osteoporotic fracture of right fibula
  • Osteoporotic fracture of right tibia
  • Pathological fracture - ankle and/or foot
  • Pathological fracture due to neoplasm of left ankle
  • Pathological fracture due to neoplasm of left fibula
  • Pathological fracture due to neoplasm of left tibia
  • Pathological fracture due to neoplasm of right ankle
  • Pathological fracture due to neoplasm of right fibula
  • Pathological fracture due to neoplasm of right tibia
  • Pathological fracture of fibula
  • Pathological fracture of left ankle
  • Pathological fracture of left fibula
  • Pathological fracture of left tibia
  • Pathological fracture of right ankle
  • Pathological fracture of right fibula
  • Pathological fracture of right tibia
  • Pathological fracture of tibia
  • Right ankle fracture
  • Right ankle fracture due to osteoporosis
  • Right ankle fracture due to tumor
  • Right ankle osteoporotic fx
  • Right ankle pathological fx
  • Right ankle pathological fx due to neoplasm
  • Right ankle secondary osteoporotic fx
  • Right fibula fracture
  • Right fibula fracture due to osteoporosis
  • Right fibula fracture due to tumor
  • Right fibula osteoporotic fx
  • Right fibula pathological fx
  • Right fibula pathological fx due to neoplasm
  • Right fibula secondary osteoporotic fx
  • Right tibia (shin bone) fracture
  • Right tibia (shin bone) fracture due to osteoporosis
  • Right tibia (shin bone) fracture due to tumor
  • Right tibia osteoporotic fx
  • Right tibia pathological fx
  • Right tibia pathological fx due to neoplasm
  • Right tibia secondary osteoporotic fx
  • Rightt fibula fracture
  • Secondary osteoporotic fracture of left ankle
  • Secondary osteoporotic fracture of left fibula
  • Secondary osteoporotic fracture of left tibia
  • Secondary osteoporotic fracture of right ankle
  • Secondary osteoporotic fracture of right fibula
  • Secondary osteoporotic fracture of right tibia
Applies To
  • Ankle NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 733.16 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M84.469A Pathological fracture, unspecified tibia and fibula, initial encounter for fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 733.16:
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