Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 824.2

Short Description: Fx lateral malleolus-cl

Long Description: Fracture of lateral malleolus, closed

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Fracture of lower limb (820-829)
      • 824 Fracture of ankle
        • 824.2 Fx lateral malleolus-cl

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 824.2 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
      • lateral malleolus only (fibular) 824.2
        • open 824.3
    • fibula (closed) 823.81
      • involving ankle 824.2
        • open 824.3
      • malleolus (external) (lateral) 824.2
        • open 824.3
    • malleolus (closed) 824.8
      • lateral 824.2
        • and medial - see also Fracture, malleolus, bimalleolar
          • with lip of tibia - see Fracture, malleolus, trimalleolar
        • open 824.3

Crosswalk Information

The code 824.2 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
824.2 Right Arrow S82.63XA Disp fx of lateral malleolus of unsp fibula, init
S82.66XA Nondisp fx of lateral malleolus of unsp fibula, init
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
824.1 Fracture of medial malleolus, open
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