ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S86.022A

Laceration of left Achilles tendon, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S86.022A

ICD-10: S86.022A
Short Description: Laceration of left Achilles tendon, initial encounter
Long Description: Laceration of left Achilles tendon, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S86.022A

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The code S86.022A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the knee and lower leg (S80-S89)
      • Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at lower leg level (S86)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S86.022A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Information for Patients


Heel Injuries and Disorders

Heel problems are common and can be painful. Often, they result from too much stress on your heel bone and the tissues that surround it. That stress can come from

  • Injuries
  • Bruises that you get walking, running or jumping
  • Wearing shoes that don't fit or aren't made well
  • Being overweight

These can lead to tendinitis, bursitis, and fasciitis, which are all types of inflammation of the tissues that surround your heel. Over time the stress can cause bone spurs and deformities. Certain diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and gout, can also lead to heel problems. Treatments for heel problems might include rest, medicines, exercises, taping, and special shoes. Surgery is rarely needed.

  • Achilles tendinitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Achilles tendon repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Achilles tendon rupture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bursitis of the heel (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Heel pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Heel pain and Achilles tendonitis -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Plantar fasciitis (Medical Encyclopedia)


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