ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S86.12

Lacerat musc/tend posterior muscle group at lower leg level

Diagnosis Code S86.12

ICD-10: S86.12
Short Description: Lacerat musc/tend posterior muscle group at lower leg level
Long Description: Laceration of other muscle(s) and tendon(s) of posterior muscle group at lower leg level
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S86.12

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the knee and lower leg (S80-S89)
      • Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at lower leg level (S86)

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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