Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 845.09
Other sprains and strains of ankle
  • Short description: Sprain of ankle NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 845.09 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 845.09 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 845.09.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 845.09: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Partial tear, ankle, lateral ligament
  • Peroneus longus rupture
  • Rupture achilles tendon
  • Rupture of Achilles tendon
  • Rupture of tendon of lower leg and ankle
  • Ruptured Achilles tendon - traumatic
  • Sprain of lateral ligament of ankle joint
  • Strain ankle, achilles tendon
  • Strain of Achilles tendon
  • Strain of ankle, achilles tendon
Applies To
  • Achilles tendon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 845.09 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S86.019A Strain of unspecified Achilles tendon, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S93.499A Sprain of other ligament of unspecified ankle, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 845.09:
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • Achilles tendon 845.09
    • tendon 848.9
      • with open wound - see Wound, open, by site
      • Achilles 845.09
      • lower limb NEC 844.9
        • with open wound NEC 894.2
      • upper limb NEC 840.9
        • with open wound NEC 884.2
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • Achilles tendon 845.09
    • talofibular 845.09
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 845.09 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.