2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M94.9

Disorder of cartilage, unspecified

The following code(s) above M94.9 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 M94.9:
  • 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
  • M91-M94
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M91-M94

    Chondropathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural chondropathies (M96.-)
    Chondropathies
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM M94.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert M94.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M94.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M94.9
M94.8X0 …… multiple sites
M94.8X1 …… shoulder
M94.8X2 …… upper arm
M94.8X3 …… forearm
M94.8X4 …… hand
M94.8X5 …… thigh
M94.8X6 …… lower leg
M94.8X7 …… ankle and foot
M94.8X8 …… other site
M94.8X9 …… unspecified sites
M94.9 Disorder of cartilage, unspecified
M95 Other acquired deformities of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
M95.0 Acquired deformity of nose
M95.1 Cauliflower ear
M95.10 …… unspecified ear
M95.11 …… right ear
M95.12 …… left ear
M95.2 Other acquired deformity of head
M95.3 Acquired deformity of neck
M95.4 Acquired deformity of chest and rib
M95.5 Acquired deformity of pelvis

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