2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.522

Contracture, left elbow

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • M24.522 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM M24.522 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M24.522 - other international versions of ICD-10 M24.522 may differ.
The following code(s) above M24.522 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 M24.522:
  • 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
  • M24.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.5

    Contracture of joint

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • contracture of muscle without contracture of joint (M62.4-)
    • contracture of tendon (sheath) without contracture of joint (M62.4-)
    • Dupuytren's contracture (M72.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acquired deformities of limbs (M20-M21)
    Contracture of joint
Approximate Synonyms
  • Contracture of bilateral elbow joints
  • Contracture of left elbow
  • Contracture of left elbow joint
ICD-10-CM M24.522 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert M24.522 to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M24.522
M24.479 Recurrent dislocation, unspecified toe(s)
M24.49 Recurrent dislocation, other specified joint
M24.5 Contracture of joint
M24.50 Contracture, unspecified joint
M24.51 Contracture, shoulder
M24.511 Contracture, right shoulder
M24.512 Contracture, left shoulder
M24.519 Contracture, unspecified shoulder
M24.52 Contracture, elbow
M24.521 Contracture, right elbow
M24.522 Contracture, left elbow
M24.529 Contracture, unspecified elbow
M24.53 Contracture, wrist
M24.531 Contracture, right wrist
M24.532 Contracture, left wrist
M24.539 Contracture, unspecified wrist
M24.54 Contracture, hand
M24.541 Contracture, right hand
M24.542 Contracture, left hand
M24.549 Contracture, unspecified hand
M24.55 Contracture, hip

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