2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.85

Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure of thigh

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M70.85 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Oth soft tissue disorders related to use/pressure of thigh
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M70.85 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M70.85 - other international versions of ICD-10 M70.85 may differ.
The following code(s) above M70.85 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 M70.85:
  • 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
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 M70.85:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • soft tissue M79.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.9

      Soft tissue disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to use, overuse and pressure M70.90
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.90

        Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure of unspecified site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • specified type NEC M70.80
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70.80

          Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure of unspecified site

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
          • pelvic region M70.85-
          • thigh M70.85-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M70.85
M70.822 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, left upper arm
M70.829 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified upper arms
M70.83 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure of forearm
M70.831 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, right forearm
M70.832 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, left forearm
M70.839 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified forearm
M70.84 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure of hand
M70.841 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, right hand
M70.842 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, left hand
M70.849 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified hand
M70.85 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure of thigh
M70.851 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, right thigh
M70.852 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, left thigh
M70.859 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified thigh
M70.86 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure lower leg
M70.861 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, right lower leg
M70.862 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, left lower leg
M70.869 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified leg
M70.87 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure of ankle and foot
M70.871 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, right ankle and foot
M70.872 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure, left ankle and foot

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