2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.22

Disorder of ligament, elbow

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M24.22 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 M24.22 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M24.22 - other international versions of ICD-10 M24.22 may differ.
The following code(s) above M24.22 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 M24.22:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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
  • M20-M25
    2020 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury - see injury of joint by body region
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other specific joint derangements
  • M24.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.2

    Disorder of ligament

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Instability secondary to old ligament injury
    • Ligamentous laxity NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • familial ligamentous laxity (M35.7)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Disorder of ligament
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 M24.22:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • ligament M24.20
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.20

      Disorder of ligament, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • elbow M24.22-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M24.22
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
M24.2 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
M24.231 Disorder of ligament, right wrist
M24.232 Disorder of ligament, left wrist
M24.239 Disorder of ligament, unspecified wrist
M24.24 Disorder of ligament, hand
M24.241 Disorder of ligament, right hand
M24.242 Disorder of ligament, left hand

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