2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.42

Ganglion, elbow

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M67.42 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M67.42 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M67.42 - other international versions of ICD-10 M67.42 may differ.
The following code(s) above M67.42 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 M67.42:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ganglion of joint or tendon (sheath)
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M67.42:
  • Ganglion (compound) (diffuse) (joint) (tendon (sheath)) M67.40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.40

    Ganglion, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • upper arm M67.42-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M67.42
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
M67.432 Ganglion, left wrist
M67.439 Ganglion, unspecified wrist
M67.44 Ganglion, hand
M67.441 Ganglion, right hand
M67.442 Ganglion, left hand

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