2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.36

Pathological dislocation of knee, not elsewhere classified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M24.36 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 M24.36 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M24.36 - other international versions of ICD-10 M24.36 may differ.
The following code(s) above M24.36 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 M24.36:
  • 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
  • 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
  • M24.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.3

    Pathological dislocation of joint, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital dislocation or displacement of joint- see congenital malformations and deformations of the musculoskeletal system (Q65-Q79)
    • current injury - see injury of joints and ligaments by body region
    • recurrent dislocation of joint (M24.4-)
    Pathological dislocation of joint, not elsewhere classified
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 M24.36:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S83
    , S83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of knee
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of knee
    Type 1 Excludes
    • derangement of patella (M22.0-M22.3)
    • injury of patellar ligament (tendon) (S76.1-)
    • internal derangement of knee (M23.-)
    • old dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • pathological dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • recurrent dislocation of knee (M22.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower leg (S86.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of knee
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of knee
    Type 1 Excludes
    • derangement of patella (M22.0-M22.3)
    • injury of patellar ligament (tendon) (S76.1-)
    • internal derangement of knee (M23.-)
    • old dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • pathological dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • recurrent dislocation of knee (M22.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower leg (S86.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M24.36:
  • Dislocation (articular)
    • pathological NEC M24.30
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.30

      Pathological dislocation of unspecified joint, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • knee M24.36-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M24.36
M24.332 Pathological dislocation of left wrist, not elsewhere classified
M24.339 Pathological dislocation of unspecified wrist, not elsewhere classified
M24.34 Pathological dislocation of hand, not elsewhere classified
M24.341 Pathological dislocation of right hand, not elsewhere classified
M24.342 Pathological dislocation of left hand, not elsewhere classified
M24.349 Pathological dislocation of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified
M24.35 Pathological dislocation of hip, not elsewhere classified
M24.351 Pathological dislocation of right hip, not elsewhere classified
M24.352 Pathological dislocation of left hip, not elsewhere classified
M24.359 Pathological dislocation of unspecified hip, not elsewhere classified
M24.36 Pathological dislocation of knee, not elsewhere classified
M24.361 Pathological dislocation of right knee, not elsewhere classified
M24.362 Pathological dislocation of left knee, not elsewhere classified
M24.369 Pathological dislocation of unspecified knee, not elsewhere classified
M24.37 Pathological dislocation of ankle and foot, not elsewhere classified
M24.371 Pathological dislocation of right ankle, not elsewhere classified
M24.372 Pathological dislocation of left ankle, not elsewhere classified
M24.373 Pathological dislocation of unspecified ankle, not elsewhere classified
M24.374 Pathological dislocation of right foot, not elsewhere classified
M24.375 Pathological dislocation of left foot, not elsewhere classified
M24.376 Pathological dislocation of unspecified foot, not elsewhere classified

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