ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S79.822A

Other specified injuries of left thigh, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S79.822A

ICD-10: S79.822A
Short Description: Other specified injuries of left thigh, initial encounter
Long Description: Other specified injuries of left thigh, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S79.822A

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the hip and thigh (S70-S79)
      • Other and unspecified injuries of hip and thigh (S79)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S79.822A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


Information for Patients

Leg Injuries and Disorders

Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, falling, or having an accident can damage your legs. Common leg injuries include sprains and strains, joint dislocations, and fractures.

These injuries can affect the entire leg, or just the foot, ankle, knee, or hip. Certain diseases also lead to leg problems. For example, knee osteoarthritis, common in older people, can cause pain and limited motion. Problems in your veins in your legs can lead to varicose veins or deep vein thrombosis.

  • Blount disease
  • Bowlegs
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction
  • Femoral nerve dysfunction
  • Femur fracture repair - discharge
  • Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
  • Iliotibial band syndrome -- aftercare
  • Ischemic ulcers -- self-care
  • Knock knees
  • Leg pain
  • Shin splints - self-care
  • Tibial nerve dysfunction
  • Venous insufficiency

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