2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.971

Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, right ankle and foot

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M67.971 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp disorder of synovium and tendon, right ankle and foot
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M67.971 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M67.971 - other international versions of ICD-10 M67.971 may differ.
The following code(s) above M67.971 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 M67.971:
  • 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
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Disorder of synovium of right foot
  • Disorder of tendon of right ankle
  • Dysfunction of posterior tibial tendon of bilateral feet
  • Dysfunction of posterior tibial tendon of right foot
  • Right posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Synovial disorder of right foot
  • Unspecified tendon disorder of right ankle
ICD-10-CM M67.971 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 M67.971 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 M67.971
M67.949 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified hand
M67.95 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, thigh
M67.951 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, right thigh
M67.952 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, left thigh
M67.959 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified thigh
M67.96 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, lower leg
M67.961 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, right lower leg
M67.962 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, left lower leg
M67.969 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified lower leg
M67.97 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, ankle and foot
M67.971 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, right ankle and foot
M67.972 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, left ankle and foot
M67.979 Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified ankle and foot
M67.98 …… other site
M67.99 …… multiple sites
M70 Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure
M70.0 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic) of hand and wrist
M70.03 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), wrist
M70.031 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right wrist
M70.032 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), left wrist
M70.039 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), unspecified wrist

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