2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.2

Derangement of meniscus due to old tear or injury

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M23.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M23.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M23.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 M23.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Old bucket-handle tear
The following code(s) above M23.2 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 M23.2:
  • 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
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
Code annotations containing back-references to M23.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S83.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83.2

    Tear of meniscus, current injury

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • old bucket-handle tear (M23.2)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M23.2
M23.042 …… left knee
M23.049 …… unspecified knee
M23.05 Cystic meniscus, posterior horn of lateral meniscus
M23.051 …… right knee
M23.052 …… left knee
M23.059 …… unspecified knee
M23.06 Cystic meniscus, other lateral meniscus
M23.061 …… right knee
M23.062 …… left knee
M23.069 …… unspecified knee
M23.2 Derangement of meniscus due to old tear or injury
M23.20 Derangement of unspecified meniscus due to old tear or injury
M23.200 Derangement of unspecified lateral meniscus due to old tear or injury, right knee
M23.201 Derangement of unspecified lateral meniscus due to old tear or injury, left knee
M23.202 Derangement of unspecified lateral meniscus due to old tear or injury, unspecified knee
M23.203 Derangement of unspecified medial meniscus due to old tear or injury, right knee
M23.204 Derangement of unspecified medial meniscus due to old tear or injury, left knee
M23.205 Derangement of unspecified medial meniscus due to old tear or injury, unspecified knee
M23.206 …… right knee
M23.207 …… left knee
M23.209 …… unspecified knee

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