Treatment of lateral malleolus fracture with internal fixation

PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Right ankle bimalleolar fracture, displaced.

POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Right ankle bimalleolar fracture, displaced.

SURGICAL PROCEDURE: Open reduction and internal fixation of lateral malleolar ankle fracture.

INDICATIONS: This is a 43-year-old male who twisted his ankle on the 16th of this month, sustaining the above injury. Radiographs have revealed a displaced ankle fracture. I advised surgical treatment after thorough PAR-Q conference.

codes: 
Code: 
27792
Code Type: 
CPT
Code: 
79.39
Code Type: 
ICD-9
Code: 
0QSJ04Z
Code Type: 
ICD-10