2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71

Other bursopathies

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M71 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M71 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M71 - other international versions of ICD-10 M71 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M71. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • bunion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M20.1

    Hallux valgus (acquired)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    M20.1
    )
  • bursitis related to use, overuse or pressure (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M70
    • M70 Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse...
      • M70.0 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic) of hand...
        • M70.03 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), wrist
          • M70.031 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right ...
          • M70.032 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), left w...
          • M70.039 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), unspec...
        • M70.04 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), hand
          • M70.041 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), right ...
          • M70.042 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), left h...
          • M70.049 Crepitant synovitis (acute) (chronic), unspec...
      • M70.1 Bursitis of hand
      • M70.2 Olecranon bursitis
      • M70.3 Other bursitis of elbow
      • M70.4 Prepatellar bursitis
      • M70.5 Other bursitis of knee
      • M70.6 Trochanteric bursitis
      • M70.7 Other bursitis of hip
      • M70.8 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.80 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.81 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.811 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.812 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.819 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.82 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.821 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.822 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.829 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.83 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.831 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.832 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.839 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.84 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.841 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.842 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.849 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.85 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.851 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.852 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.859 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.86 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.861 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.862 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.869 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.87 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.871 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.872 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
          • M70.879 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.88 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
        • M70.89 Other soft tissue disorders related to use, o...
      • M70.9 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.90 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.91 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.911 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.912 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.919 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.92 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.921 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.922 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.929 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.93 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.931 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.932 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.939 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.94 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.941 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.942 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.949 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.95 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.951 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.952 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.959 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.96 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.961 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.962 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.969 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.97 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.971 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.972 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
          • M70.979 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.98 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
        • M70.99 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to u...
    M70.-
    )
  • enthesopathies (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M76

    Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bursitis due to use, overuse and pressure (M70.-)
    • enthesopathies of ankle and foot (M77.5-)
    M76
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M77

    Other enthesopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bursitis due to use, overuse and pressure (M70.-)
    • osteophyte (M25.7)
    • spinal enthesopathy (M46.0-)
    M77
    )
The following code(s) above M71 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to M71:
  • M00-M99
    2019 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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M71
M70.96 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure lower leg
M70.961 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, right lower leg
M70.962 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, left lower leg
M70.969 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified lower leg
M70.97 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure of ankle and foot
M70.971 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, right ankle and foot
M70.972 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, left ankle and foot
M70.979 Unspecified soft tissue disorder related to use, overuse and pressure, unspecified ankle and foot
M70.98 …… other
M70.99 …… multiple sites
M71 Other bursopathies
M71.0 Abscess of bursa
M71.00 …… unspecified site
M71.01 Abscess of bursa, shoulder
M71.011 Abscess of bursa, right shoulder
M71.012 Abscess of bursa, left shoulder
M71.019 Abscess of bursa, unspecified shoulder
M71.02 Abscess of bursa, elbow
M71.021 Abscess of bursa, right elbow
M71.022 Abscess of bursa, left elbow
M71.029 Abscess of bursa, unspecified elbow

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