2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.40

Ganglion, unspecified site

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M67.40 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M67.40 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M67.40 - other international versions of ICD-10 M67.40 may differ.
The following code(s) above M67.40 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 M67.40:
  • M00-M99
    2021 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
  • M67
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67

    Other disorders of synovium and tendon

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • palmar fascial fibromatosis [Dupuytren] (M72.0)
    • tendinitis NOS (M77.9-)
    • xanthomatosis localized to tendons (E78.2)
    Other disorders of synovium and tendon
  • M67.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.4


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ganglion of joint or tendon (sheath)
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Ganglion cyst of joint
  • Ganglion of joint
  • Ganglion of tendon sheath
ICD-10-CM M67.40 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 557 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with mcc
  • 558 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without mcc

Convert M67.40 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M67.40:
  • Ganglion (compound) (diffuse) (joint) (tendon (sheath)) M67.40

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M67.40
M67.361 Transient synovitis, right knee
M67.362 Transient synovitis, left knee
M67.369 Transient synovitis, unspecified knee
M67.37 Transient synovitis, ankle and foot
M67.371 Transient synovitis, right ankle and foot
M67.372 Transient synovitis, left ankle and foot
M67.379 Transient synovitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M67.38 …… other site
M67.39 …… multiple sites
M67.4 Ganglion
M67.40 …… unspecified site
M67.41 Ganglion, shoulder
M67.411 Ganglion, right shoulder
M67.412 Ganglion, left shoulder
M67.419 Ganglion, unspecified shoulder
M67.42 Ganglion, elbow
M67.421 Ganglion, right elbow
M67.422 Ganglion, left elbow
M67.429 Ganglion, unspecified elbow
M67.43 Ganglion, wrist
M67.431 Ganglion, right wrist

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