2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M05.72

Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of elbow without organ or systems involvement

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M05.72 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Rheu arthritis w rheu factor of elbow w/o org/sys involv
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M05.72 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M05.72 - other international versions of ICD-10 M05.72 may differ.
The following code(s) above M05.72 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 M05.72:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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
  • M05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M05

    Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • rheumatic fever (I00)
    • juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (M08.-)
    • rheumatoid arthritis of spine (M45.-)
    Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M05.72:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) M19.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.90

    Unspecified osteoarthritis, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arthrosis NOS
    • Arthritis NOS
    • Osteoarthritis NOS
    • rheumatoid M06.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M06.9

      Rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • seropositive M05.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M05.9

        Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • without organ involvement M05.70
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M05.70

          Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of unspecified site without organ or systems involvement

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
          • elbow M05.72-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M05.72
M05.671 Rheumatoid arthritis of right ankle and foot with involvement of other organs and systems
M05.672 Rheumatoid arthritis of left ankle and foot with involvement of other organs and systems
M05.679 Rheumatoid arthritis of unspecified ankle and foot with involvement of other organs and systems
M05.69 Rheumatoid arthritis of multiple sites with involvement of other organs and systems
M05.7 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor without organ or systems involvement
M05.70 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of unspecified site without organ or systems involvement
M05.71 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of shoulder without organ or systems involvement
M05.711 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of right shoulder without organ or systems involvement
M05.712 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of left shoulder without organ or systems involvement
M05.719 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of unspecified shoulder without organ or systems involvement
M05.72 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of elbow without organ or systems involvement
M05.721 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of right elbow without organ or systems involvement
M05.722 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of left elbow without organ or systems involvement
M05.729 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of unspecified elbow without organ or systems involvement
M05.73 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of wrist without organ or systems involvement
M05.731 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of right wrist without organ or systems involvement
M05.732 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of left wrist without organ or systems involvement
M05.739 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of unspecified wrist without organ or systems involvement
M05.74 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of hand without organ or systems involvement
M05.741 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of right hand without organ or systems involvement
M05.742 Rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid factor of left hand without organ or systems involvement

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