2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.042

Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), left hand

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M70.042 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 M70.042 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M70.042 - other international versions of ICD-10 M70.042 may differ.
The following code(s) above M70.042 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 M70.042:
  • 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
  • M70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70

    Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • soft tissue disorders of occupational origin
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bursitis of shoulder (M75.5)
    • enthesopathies (M76-M77)
    • pressure ulcer (pressure area) (L89.-)
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify activity causing disorder (Y93.-)
    Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure
Approximate Synonyms
  • Crepitant synovitis of left hand
ICD-10-CM M70.042 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 M70.042 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 M70.042
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
M70.04 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), hand
M70.041 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right hand
M70.042 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), left hand
M70.049 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), unspecified hand
M70.1 Bursitis of hand
M70.10 Bursitis, unspecified hand
M70.11 Bursitis, right hand
M70.12 Bursitis, left hand
M70.2 Olecranon bursitis
M70.20 …… unspecified elbow
M70.21 …… right elbow
M70.22 …… left elbow
M70.3 Other bursitis of elbow

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