2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.079

Abscess of tendon sheath, unspecified ankle and foot

The following code(s) above M65.079 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to M65.079:
  • 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
  • M65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65

    Synovitis and tenosynovitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic crepitant synovitis of hand and wrist (M70.0-)
    • current injury - see injury of ligament or tendon by body region
    • soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure (M70.-)
    Synovitis and tenosynovitis
  • M65.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.0

    Abscess of tendon sheath

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B96) to identify bacterial agent.
    Abscess of tendon sheath
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM M65.079 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert M65.079 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M65.079
M65.051 Abscess of tendon sheath, right thigh
M65.052 Abscess of tendon sheath, left thigh
M65.059 Abscess of tendon sheath, unspecified thigh
M65.06 Abscess of tendon sheath, lower leg
M65.061 Abscess of tendon sheath, right lower leg
M65.062 Abscess of tendon sheath, left lower leg
M65.069 Abscess of tendon sheath, unspecified lower leg
M65.07 Abscess of tendon sheath, ankle and foot
M65.071 Abscess of tendon sheath, right ankle and foot
M65.072 Abscess of tendon sheath, left ankle and foot
M65.079 Abscess of tendon sheath, unspecified ankle and foot
M65.08 …… other site
M65.1 Other infective (teno)synovitis
M65.10 …… unspecified site
M65.11 Other infective (teno)synovitis, shoulder
M65.111 Other infective (teno)synovitis, right shoulder
M65.112 Other infective (teno)synovitis, left shoulder
M65.119 Other infective (teno)synovitis, unspecified shoulder
M65.12 Other infective (teno)synovitis, elbow
M65.121 Other infective (teno)synovitis, right elbow
M65.122 Other infective (teno)synovitis, left elbow

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