2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M25.20

Flail joint, unspecified joint

The following code(s) above M25.20 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • 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 M25.20:
  • M00-M99
    2018 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
    2018 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 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 ICD-10-CM M25.20 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert M25.20 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M25.20:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M25.20
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
M25.20 …… unspecified joint
M25.21 Flail joint, shoulder
M25.211 Flail joint, right shoulder
M25.212 Flail joint, left shoulder
M25.219 Flail joint, unspecified shoulder
M25.22 Flail joint, elbow
M25.221 Flail joint, right elbow
M25.222 Flail joint, left elbow
M25.229 Flail joint, unspecified elbow
M25.23 Flail joint, wrist
M25.231 Flail joint, right wrist

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