Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 845.00
Sprain of ankle, unspecified site
  • Short description: Sprain of ankle NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 845.00 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 845.00 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 845.00.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 845.00: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ankle sprain 1st degree
  • Ankle sprain 2nd degree
  • Left ankle sprain
  • Right ankle sprain
  • Sprain of ankle
  • Sprain of ankle, first degree
  • Sprain of ankle, second degree
  • Sprain of left ankle
  • Sprain of right ankle
  • Strain of tendon of foot and ankle
  • Strain of tendon, foot or ankle
  • Strain tendon, foot or ankle
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 845.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S93.409A Sprain of unspecified ligament of unspecified ankle, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S96.919A Strain of unspecified muscle and tendon at ankle and foot level, unspecified foot, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 845.00:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • ankle 845.00
      • and foot 845.00
    • astragalus 845.00
    • fibula (proximal end) 844.9
      • distal end 845.00
    • scaphoid bone, ankle 845.00
    • tibia (proximal end) 844.9
      • distal end 845.00
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