2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.51

Traumatic arthropathy, shoulder

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M12.51 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M12.51 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M12.51 - other international versions of ICD-10 M12.51 may differ.
The following code(s) above M12.51 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 M12.51:
  • M00-M99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • 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
  • M12
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12

    Other and unspecified arthropathy

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    Type 1 Excludes
    Other and unspecified arthropathy
  • M12.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.5

    Traumatic arthropathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury-see Alphabetic Index
    • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint (M18.2-M18.3)
    • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of hip (M16.4-M16.5)
    • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of knee (M17.2-M17.3)
    • post-traumatic osteoarthritis NOS (M19.1-)
    • post-traumatic osteoarthritis of other single joints (M19.1-)
    Traumatic arthropathy
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M12.51:
  • Arthropathy M12.9
    - see also Arthritis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.9

    Arthropathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • traumatic M12.50
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.50

      Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified site

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      • shoulder M12.51-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M12.51
M12.462 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, left knee
M12.469 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, unspecified knee
M12.47 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, ankle and foot
M12.471 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, right ankle and foot
M12.472 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, left ankle and foot
M12.479 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, unspecified ankle and foot
M12.48 …… other site
M12.49 …… multiple sites
M12.5 Traumatic arthropathy
M12.50 …… unspecified site
M12.51 Traumatic arthropathy, shoulder
M12.511 Traumatic arthropathy, right shoulder
M12.512 Traumatic arthropathy, left shoulder
M12.519 Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified shoulder
M12.52 Traumatic arthropathy, elbow
M12.521 Traumatic arthropathy, right elbow
M12.522 Traumatic arthropathy, left elbow
M12.529 Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified elbow
M12.53 Traumatic arthropathy, wrist
M12.531 Traumatic arthropathy, right wrist
M12.532 Traumatic arthropathy, left wrist

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