Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 836.61
Anterior dislocation of tibia, proximal end, open
  • Short description: Ant disl prox tibia-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 836.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 836.61 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 836.61: 2014 2015.
836.61 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S83.116A Anterior dislocation of proximal end of tibia, unspecified knee, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S81.009A Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Open left anterior knee dislocation
  • Open right anterior knee dislocation
Applies To
  • Posterior dislocation of femur, distal end, open
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 836.61:
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