2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.4

Ganglion

Applicable To
  • Ganglion of joint or tendon (sheath)
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M67.4. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • ganglion in yaws (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A66.6

    Bone and joint lesions of yaws

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Yaws ganglion
    • Yaws goundou
    • Yaws gumma, bone
    • Yaws gummatous osteitis or periostitis
    • Yaws hydrarthrosis
    • Yaws osteitis
    • Yaws periostitis (hypertrophic)
    A66.6
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (M67.4) and the excluded code together.
  • cyst of bursa (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.2

    Synovial cyst of popliteal space [Baker]

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • synovial cyst of popliteal space with rupture (M66.0)
    M71.2-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.3

    Other bursal cyst

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Synovial cyst NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • synovial cyst with rupture (M66.1-)
    M71.3
    )
  • cyst of synovium (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.2

    Synovial cyst of popliteal space [Baker]

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • synovial cyst of popliteal space with rupture (M66.0)
    M71.2-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.3

    Other bursal cyst

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Synovial cyst NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • synovial cyst with rupture (M66.1-)
    M71.3
    )
The following code(s) above M67.4 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 M67.4:
  • 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
  • M67
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67

    Other disorders of synovium and tendon

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • palmar fascial fibromatosis [Dupuytren] (M72.0)
    • tendinitis NOS (M77.9-)
    • xanthomatosis localized to tendons (E78.2)
    Other disorders of synovium and tendon
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to M67.4:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M67.4
M67.36 Transient synovitis, knee
M67.361 Transient synovitis, right knee
M67.362 Transient synovitis, left knee
M67.369 Transient synovitis, unspecified knee
M67.37 Transient synovitis, ankle and foot
M67.371 Transient synovitis, right ankle and foot
M67.372 Transient synovitis, left ankle and foot
M67.379 Transient synovitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M67.38 …… other site
M67.39 …… multiple sites
M67.4 Ganglion
M67.40 …… unspecified site
M67.41 Ganglion, shoulder
M67.411 Ganglion, right shoulder
M67.412 Ganglion, left shoulder
M67.419 Ganglion, unspecified shoulder
M67.42 Ganglion, elbow
M67.421 Ganglion, right elbow
M67.422 Ganglion, left elbow
M67.429 Ganglion, unspecified elbow
M67.43 Ganglion, wrist

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.