2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25.162

Fistula, left knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M25.162 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M25.162 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M25.162 - other international versions of ICD-10 M25.162 may differ.
The following code(s) above M25.162 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 M25.162:
  • M00-M99
    2019 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
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range M20-M25

    Other joint disorders

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other joint disorders
  • M25
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25

    Other joint disorder, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abnormality of gait and mobility (R26.-)
    • acquired deformities of limb (M20-M21)
    • calcification of bursa (M71.4-)
    • calcification of shoulder (joint) (M75.3)
    • calcification of tendon (M65.2-)
    • difficulty in walking (R26.2)
    • temporomandibular joint disorder (M26.6-)
    Other joint disorder, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Fistula of bilateral knee joints
  • Fistula of left knee joint
ICD-10-CM M25.162 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 555 Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with mcc
  • 556 Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without mcc

Convert M25.162 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M25.162
M25.14 Fistula, hand
M25.141 Fistula, right hand
M25.142 Fistula, left hand
M25.149 Fistula, unspecified hand
M25.15 Fistula, hip
M25.151 Fistula, right hip
M25.152 Fistula, left hip
M25.159 Fistula, unspecified hip
M25.16 Fistula, knee
M25.161 Fistula, right knee
M25.162 Fistula, left knee
M25.169 Fistula, unspecified knee
M25.17 Fistula, ankle and foot
M25.171 Fistula, right ankle
M25.172 Fistula, left ankle
M25.173 Fistula, unspecified ankle
M25.174 Fistula, right foot
M25.175 Fistula, left foot
M25.176 Fistula, unspecified foot
M25.18 Fistula, other specified site
M25.2 Flail joint

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