Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 824.1

Short Description: Fx medial malleolus-open

Long Description: Fracture of medial malleolus, open

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Fracture of lower limb (820-829)
      • 824 Fracture of ankle
        • 824.1 Fx medial malleolus-open

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 824.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • ankle (malleolus) (closed) 824.8
      • medial malleolus only (tibial) 824.0
        • open 824.1
    • malleolus (closed) 824.8
      • medial (closed) 824.0
        • open 824.1
    • tibia (closed) 823.80
      • involving ankle 824.0
        • open 824.1
      • malleolus (internal) (medial) 824.0
        • open 824.1

Crosswalk Information

The code 824.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
824.1 Right Arrow S82.53XB Disp fx of med malleolus of unsp tibia, 7thB
S82.53XC Disp fx of med malleolus of unsp tibia, 7thC
S82.56XB Nondisp fx of med malleolus of unsp tibia, 7thB
S82.56XC Nondisp fx of med malleolus of unsp tibia, 7thC
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
824.0 Fracture of medial malleolus, closed
824.2 Fracture of lateral malleolus, closed
824.3 Fracture of lateral malleolus, open
824.4 Bimalleolar fracture, closed
824.5 Bimalleolar fracture, open
824.6 Trimalleolar fracture, closed
824.7 Trimalleolar fracture, open
824.8 Unspecified fracture of ankle, closed
824.9 Unspecified fracture of ankle, open

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014