2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08.439

Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified wrist

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M08.439 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unsp wrist
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M08.439 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M08.439 - other international versions of ICD-10 M08.439 may differ.
The following code(s) above M08.439 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 M08.439:
  • 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
  • M08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M08

    Juvenile arthritis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated underlying condition, such as:
    • regional enteritis [Crohn's disease] (K50.-)
    • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • arthropathy in Whipple's disease (M14.8)
    • Felty's syndrome (M05.0)
    • juvenile dermatomyositis (M33.0-)
    • psoriatic juvenile arthropathy (L40.54)
    Juvenile arthritis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis of wrist
ICD-10-CM M08.439 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 545 Connective tissue disorders with mcc
  • 546 Connective tissue disorders with cc
  • 547 Connective tissue disorders without cc/mcc

Convert M08.439 to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M08.439
M08.411 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right shoulder
M08.412 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, left shoulder
M08.419 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified shoulder
M08.42 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, elbow
M08.421 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right elbow
M08.422 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, left elbow
M08.429 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified elbow
M08.43 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, wrist
M08.431 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right wrist
M08.432 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, left wrist
M08.439 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified wrist
M08.44 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hand
M08.441 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right hand
M08.442 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, left hand
M08.449 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified hand
M08.45 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, hip
M08.451 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right hip
M08.452 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, left hip
M08.459 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, unspecified hip
M08.46 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, knee
M08.461 Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, right knee

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