ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 905.7

Late effec sprain/strain

Diagnosis Code 905.7

ICD-9: 905.7
Short Description: Late effec sprain/strain
Long Description: Late effect of sprain and strain without mention of tendon injury
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 905.7

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Late effects of injuries, poisonings, toxic effects, and other external causes (905-909)
      • 905 Late effects of musculoskeletal and connective tissue injuries

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Sprains and Strains

A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint. Falling, twisting, or getting hit can all cause a sprain. Ankle and wrist sprains are common. Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising, and being unable to move your joint. You might feel a pop or tear when the injury happens.

A strain is a stretched or torn muscle or tendon. Tendons are tissues that connect muscle to bone. Twisting or pulling these tissues can cause a strain. Strains can happen suddenly or develop over time. Back and hamstring muscle strains are common. Many people get strains playing sports. Symptoms include pain, muscle spasms, swelling, and trouble moving the muscle.

At first, treatment of both sprains and strains usually involves resting the injured area, icing it, wearing a bandage or device that compresses the area, and medicines. Later treatment might include exercise and physical therapy.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Ankle sprain - aftercare
  • Elbow sprain -- aftercare
  • Foot sprain - aftercare
  • Hamstring strain - aftercare
  • Hip flexor strain -- aftercare
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendon repair
  • Wrist sprain - aftercare

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