2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.4

Recurrent dislocation of joint

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M24.4 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 M24.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M24.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 M24.4 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Recurrent subluxation of joint
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 (M24.4) and the excluded code together.
  • recurrent dislocation of patella (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M22.0

    Recurrent dislocation of patella

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    M22.0-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M22.1

    Recurrent subluxation of patella

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Incomplete dislocation of patella
    M22.1
    )
  • recurrent vertebral dislocation (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.3

    Recurrent atlantoaxial dislocation with myelopathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    M43.3-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.4

    Other recurrent atlantoaxial dislocation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    M43.4
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.5

    Other recurrent vertebral dislocation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • biomechanical lesions NEC (M99.-)
    M43.5-
    )
The following code(s) above M24.4 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 M24.4:
  • 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
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 M24.4:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M24.3
    , M23
    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-)
    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)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M24.4
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
M24.4 Recurrent dislocation of joint
M24.40 Recurrent dislocation, unspecified joint
M24.41 Recurrent dislocation, shoulder
M24.411 Recurrent dislocation, right shoulder
M24.412 Recurrent dislocation, left shoulder
M24.419 Recurrent dislocation, unspecified shoulder
M24.42 Recurrent dislocation, elbow
M24.421 Recurrent dislocation, right elbow
M24.422 Recurrent dislocation, left elbow
M24.429 Recurrent dislocation, unspecified elbow
M24.43 Recurrent dislocation, wrist

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