2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.52

Other bursitis of knee, left knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M70.52 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 M70.52 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M70.52 - other international versions of ICD-10 M70.52 may differ.
The following code(s) above M70.52 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 M70.52:
  • 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
  • M70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70

    Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • 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
  • Bilateral infrapatellar bursitis
  • Bilateral patellar bursitis
  • Bursitis of bilateral infrapatellar bursa
  • Bursitis of bilateral knees
  • Bursitis of bilateral patellar bursa
  • Bursitis of bilateral pes anserinus bursa
  • Bursitis of bilateral suprapatellar bursa
  • Bursitis of left fibular collateral ligament
  • Bursitis of left knee
  • Enthesopathy of bilateral knees
  • Enthesopathy of left knee
  • Infrapatellar bursitis of left knee
  • Left fibular collateral ligament bursitis
  • Left infrapatellar bursitis
  • Left patellar bursitis
  • Left pes anserinus bursitis
  • Left subpatellar bursitis
  • Left suprapatellar bursitis
  • Patellar bursitis of left knee
  • Pes anserinus bursitis of bilateral knees
  • Pes anserinus bursitis of left knee
  • Subpatellar bursitis of left knee
  • Suprapatellar bursitis of bilateral knees
  • Suprapatellar bursitis of left knee
ICD-10-CM M70.52 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 M70.52 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M70.52
M70.30 …… unspecified elbow
M70.31 …… right elbow
M70.32 …… left elbow
M70.4 Prepatellar bursitis
M70.40 …… unspecified knee
M70.41 …… right knee
M70.42 …… left knee
M70.5 Other bursitis of knee
M70.50 …… unspecified knee
M70.51 …… right knee
M70.52 …… left knee
M70.6 Trochanteric bursitis
M70.60 …… unspecified hip
M70.61 …… right hip
M70.62 …… left hip
M70.7 Other bursitis of hip
M70.70 …… unspecified hip
M70.71 …… right hip
M70.72 …… left hip
M70.8 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure
M70.80 …… of unspecified site

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