2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M66.12

Rupture of synovium, elbow

The following code(s) above M66.12 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • 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 M66.12:
  • 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
  • M66
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M66

    Spontaneous rupture of synovium and tendon

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • rupture that occurs when a normal force is applied to tissues that are inferred to have less than normal strength
    Type 2 Excludes
    • rotator cuff syndrome (M75.1-)
    • rupture where an abnormal force is applied to normal tissue - see injury of tendon by body region
    Spontaneous rupture of synovium and tendon
  • M66.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M66.1

    Rupture of synovium

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Rupture of synovial cyst
    Type 2 Excludes
    • rupture of popliteal cyst (M66.0)
    Rupture of synovium
Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M66.12:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M66.12
M65.89 …… multiple sites
M65.9 Synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified
M66 Spontaneous rupture of synovium and tendon
M66.0 Rupture of popliteal cyst
M66.1 Rupture of synovium
M66.10 …… unspecified joint
M66.11 Rupture of synovium, shoulder
M66.111 Rupture of synovium, right shoulder
M66.112 Rupture of synovium, left shoulder
M66.119 Rupture of synovium, unspecified shoulder
M66.12 Rupture of synovium, elbow
M66.121 Rupture of synovium, right elbow
M66.122 Rupture of synovium, left elbow
M66.129 Rupture of synovium, unspecified elbow
M66.13 Rupture of synovium, wrist
M66.131 Rupture of synovium, right wrist
M66.132 Rupture of synovium, left wrist
M66.139 Rupture of synovium, unspecified wrist
M66.14 Rupture of synovium, hand and fingers
M66.141 Rupture of synovium, right hand
M66.142 Rupture of synovium, left hand

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