2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.2

Disorder of ligament

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M24.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM M24.2 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M24.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 M24.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Instability secondary to old ligament injury
  • Ligamentous laxity NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M24.2. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • familial ligamentous laxity (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M35.7

    Hypermobility syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Familial ligamentous laxity
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ligamentous laxity, NOS (M24.2-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (Q79.6-)
    M35.7
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (M24.2) and the excluded code together.
  • internal derangement of knee (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.5

    Chronic instability of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    M23.5-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23.8X9

    Other internal derangements of unspecified knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    M23.8X9
    )
The following code(s) above M24.2 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 M24.2:
  • M00-M99
    2022 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
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range M20-M25

    Other joint disorders

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other joint disorders
  • M24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24

    Other specific joint derangements

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury - see injury of joint by body region
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other specific joint derangements
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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to M24.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M25.3
    , M35.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25.3

    Other instability of joint

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • instability of joint secondary to old ligament injury (M24.2-)
    • instability of joint secondary to removal of joint prosthesis (M96.8-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M35.7

    Hypermobility syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Familial ligamentous laxity
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ligamentous laxity, NOS (M24.2-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (Q79.6-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M24.2
M24.152 Other articular cartilage disorders, left hip
M24.159 Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified hip
M24.17 Other articular cartilage disorders, ankle and foot
M24.171 Other articular cartilage disorders, right ankle
M24.172 Other articular cartilage disorders, left ankle
M24.173 Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified ankle
M24.174 Other articular cartilage disorders, right foot
M24.175 Other articular cartilage disorders, left foot
M24.176 Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified foot
M24.19 …… other specified site
M24.2 Disorder of ligament
M24.20 …… unspecified site
M24.21 Disorder of ligament, shoulder
M24.211 Disorder of ligament, right shoulder
M24.212 Disorder of ligament, left shoulder
M24.219 Disorder of ligament, unspecified shoulder
M24.22 Disorder of ligament, elbow
M24.221 Disorder of ligament, right elbow
M24.222 Disorder of ligament, left elbow
M24.229 Disorder of ligament, unspecified elbow
M24.23 Disorder of ligament, wrist

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