2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M21.852

Other specified acquired deformities of left thigh

The following code(s) above M21.852 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code First annotations, or
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that may be applicable to M21.852:
  • M00-M99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M20-M25
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M20-M25

    Other joint disorders

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other joint disorders
  • M21
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M21

    Other acquired deformities of limbs

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired absence of limb (Z89.-)
    • congenital absence of limbs (Q71-Q73)
    • congenital deformities and malformations of limbs (Q65-Q66, Q68-Q74)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acquired deformities of fingers or toes (M20.-)
    • coxa plana (M91.2)
    Other acquired deformities of limbs
  • M21.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M21.8

    Other specified acquired deformities of limbs

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other specified acquired deformities of limbs
ICD-10-CM M21.852 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert M21.852 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M21.852
M21.82 Other specified acquired deformities of upper arm
M21.821 Other specified acquired deformities of right upper arm
M21.822 Other specified acquired deformities of left upper arm
M21.829 Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified upper arm
M21.83 Other specified acquired deformities of forearm
M21.831 Other specified acquired deformities of right forearm
M21.832 Other specified acquired deformities of left forearm
M21.839 Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified forearm
M21.85 Other specified acquired deformities of thigh
M21.851 Other specified acquired deformities of right thigh
M21.852 Other specified acquired deformities of left thigh
M21.859 Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified thigh
M21.86 Other specified acquired deformities of lower leg
M21.861 Other specified acquired deformities of right lower leg
M21.862 Other specified acquired deformities of left lower leg
M21.869 Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified lower leg
M21.9 Unspecified acquired deformity of limb and hand
M21.90 Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified limb
M21.92 Unspecified acquired deformity of upper arm
M21.921 Unspecified acquired deformity of right upper arm
M21.922 Unspecified acquired deformity of left upper arm

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