2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.002

Cystic meniscus, unspecified lateral meniscus, unspecified knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M23.002 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Cystic meniscus, unsp lateral meniscus, unspecified knee
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M23.002 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M23.002 - other international versions of ICD-10 M23.002 may differ.
The following code(s) above M23.002 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 M23.002:
  • 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
  • M20-M25
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M20-M25

    Other joint disorders

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other joint disorders
  • M23
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23

    Internal derangement of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ankylosis (M24.66)
    • current injury - see injury of knee and lower leg (S80-S89)
    • deformity of knee (M21.-)
    • osteochondritis dissecans (M93.2)
    • recurrent dislocation or subluxation of joints (M24.4)
    • recurrent dislocation or subluxation of patella (M22.0-M22.1)
    Internal derangement of knee
  • M23.00
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.00

    Cystic meniscus, unspecified meniscus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cystic meniscus, unspecified lateral meniscus
    • Cystic meniscus, unspecified medial meniscus
    Cystic meniscus, unspecified meniscus
ICD-10-CM M23.002 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 562 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with mcc
  • 563 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh without mcc

Convert M23.002 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M23.002:
  • Derangement
    • knee (recurrent) M23.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.9-

      Unspecified internal derangement of knee

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • meniscus M23.30-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.30-

        Other meniscus derangements, unspecified meniscus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Other meniscus derangements, unspecified lateral meniscus
        • Other meniscus derangements, unspecified medial meniscus
        • cystic M23.00-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.00-

          Cystic meniscus, unspecified meniscus

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Cystic meniscus, unspecified lateral meniscus
          • Cystic meniscus, unspecified medial meniscus

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M23.002
M22.8X9 …… unspecified knee
M22.9 Unspecified disorder of patella
M22.90 …… unspecified knee
M22.91 …… right knee
M22.92 …… left knee
M23 Internal derangement of knee
M23.0 Cystic meniscus
M23.00 Cystic meniscus, unspecified meniscus
M23.000 Cystic meniscus, unspecified lateral meniscus, right knee
M23.001 Cystic meniscus, unspecified lateral meniscus, left knee
M23.002 Cystic meniscus, unspecified lateral meniscus, unspecified knee
M23.003 Cystic meniscus, unspecified medial meniscus, right knee
M23.004 Cystic meniscus, unspecified medial meniscus, left knee
M23.005 Cystic meniscus, unspecified medial meniscus, unspecified knee
M23.006 …… right knee
M23.007 …… left knee
M23.009 …… unspecified knee
M23.01 Cystic meniscus, anterior horn of medial meniscus
M23.011 …… right knee
M23.012 …… left knee
M23.019 …… unspecified knee

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