Non-specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.4


    2016 2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

  • M67.4 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code as there are 3 codes below M67.4 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M67.4. Other international versions of ICD-10 M67.4 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A tumor or swelling on top of a joint or the covering of a tendon
  • Nodular tumor-like lesions or mucoid flesh, arising from tendon sheaths, ligaments, or joint capsule, especially of the hands, wrists, or feet. They are not true cysts as they lack epithelial wall. They are distinguished from synovial cysts by the lack of communication with a joint cavity or the synovial membrane.
Applicable To
  • Ganglion of joint or tendon (sheath)
Type 1 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes