Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 904.53
Injury to posterior tibial artery
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 904.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 904.53 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 904.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S85.169A Unspecified injury of posterior tibial artery, unspecified leg, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Injury of left posterior tibial artery
  • Injury of right posterior tibial artery
  • Laceration of left posterior tibial artery
  • Laceration of right posterior tibial artery
  • Left posterior tibial artery injury
  • Left posterior tibial artery laceration
  • Right posterior tibial artery injury
  • Right posterior tibial artery laceration
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 904.53:
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