2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.869

Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M65.869 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M65.869 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M65.869 - other international versions of ICD-10 M65.869 may differ.
The following code(s) above M65.869 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 M65.869:
  • 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
  • M65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65

    Synovitis and tenosynovitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic crepitant synovitis of hand and wrist (M70.0-)
    • current injury - see injury of ligament or tendon by body region
    • soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure (M70.-)
    Synovitis and tenosynovitis
ICD-10-CM M65.869 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 557 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with mcc
  • 558 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without mcc

Convert M65.869 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M65.869
M65.841 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, right hand
M65.842 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, left hand
M65.849 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified hand
M65.85 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, thigh
M65.851 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, right thigh
M65.852 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, left thigh
M65.859 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified thigh
M65.86 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, lower leg
M65.861 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, right lower leg
M65.862 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, left lower leg
M65.869 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified lower leg
M65.87 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, ankle and foot
M65.871 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, right ankle and foot
M65.872 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, left ankle and foot
M65.879 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M65.88 …… other site
M65.89 …… multiple sites
M65.9 Synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified
M66 Spontaneous rupture of synovium and tendon
M66.0 Rupture of popliteal cyst
M66.1 Rupture of synovium

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