Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 715.17
Osteoarthrosis, localized, primary, ankle and foot
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Loc prim osteoarth-ankle.
  • ICD-9-CM 715.17 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 715.17 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Osteoarthritis of left ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of left foot
  • Osteoarthritis of right ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of right foot
  • Primary localized osteoarthritis of ankle
  • Primary localized osteoarthritis of foot
  • Primary osteoarthritis of ankle
  • Primary osteoarthritis of foot
  • Primary osteoarthritis of L ankle
  • Primary osteoarthritis of left ankle
  • Primary osteoarthritis of R ankle
  • Primary osteoarthritis of right ankle
  • Primary osteoarthritis of right ankle and/or foot
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 715.17 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M19.079 Primary osteoarthritis, unspecified ankle and foot
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