Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.93
Stress fracture of tibia or fibula
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Stress fx tibia/fibula.
  • ICD-9-CM 733.93 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 733.93 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).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 733.93.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 733.93: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 733.93 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M84.369A Stress fracture, unspecified tibia and fibula, initial encounter for fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left fibula fracture
  • Left fibula stress fx
  • Left tibia (shin bone) fracture
  • Left tibia stress fx
  • Right fibula fracture
  • Right fibula stress fx
  • Right tibia (shin bone) fracture
  • Right tibia stress fx
  • Stress fracture of fibula
  • Stress fracture of left fibula
  • Stress fracture of left tibia
  • Stress fracture of right fibula
  • Stress fracture of right tibia
  • Stress fracture of tibia
Applies To
  • Stress reaction of tibia or fibula
Use Additional
  • Use additional external cause code(s) to identify the cause of the stress fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 733.93:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • tibia (closed) 823.80
      • with fibula 823.82
      • condyles - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • distal end 824.8
      • epiphysis
        • lower 824.8
        • upper - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • head (involving knee joint) - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • intercondyloid eminence - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • involving ankle 824.0
      • lower end or extremity (anterior lip) (posterior lip) 824.8
      • malleolus (internal) (medial) 824.0
      • open NEC 823.90
      • pathologic 733.16
      • proximal end - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • shaft 823.20
      • spine - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • stress 733.93
      • torus 823.40
      • tuberosity - see Fracture, tibia, upper end
      • upper end or extremity (condyle) (epiphysis) (head) (spine) (proximal end) (tuberosity) 823.00
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