2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.169

Other infective bursitis, unspecified knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M71.169 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 M71.169 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M71.169 - other international versions of ICD-10 M71.169 may differ.
The following code(s) above M71.169 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 M71.169:
  • 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
  • M71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71

    Other bursopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • bunion (M20.1)
    • bursitis related to use, overuse or pressure (M70.-)
    • enthesopathies (M76-M77)
    Other bursopathies
  • M71.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.1

    Other infective bursitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code (B95.-, B96.-) to identify causative organism
    Other infective bursitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infected prepatellar bursa
  • Infection of prepatellar bursa
ICD-10-CM M71.169 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 485 Knee procedures with pdx of infection with mcc
  • 486 Knee procedures with pdx of infection with cc
  • 487 Knee procedures with pdx of infection without cc/mcc
  • 557 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with mcc
  • 558 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without mcc

Convert M71.169 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 M71.169
M71.141 Other infective bursitis, right hand
M71.142 Other infective bursitis, left hand
M71.149 Other infective bursitis, unspecified hand
M71.15 Other infective bursitis, hip
M71.151 Other infective bursitis, right hip
M71.152 Other infective bursitis, left hip
M71.159 Other infective bursitis, unspecified hip
M71.16 Other infective bursitis, knee
M71.161 Other infective bursitis, right knee
M71.162 Other infective bursitis, left knee
M71.169 Other infective bursitis, unspecified knee
M71.17 Other infective bursitis, ankle and foot
M71.171 Other infective bursitis, right ankle and foot
M71.172 Other infective bursitis, left ankle and foot
M71.179 Other infective bursitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M71.18 …… other site
M71.19 …… multiple sites
M71.2 Synovial cyst of popliteal space [Baker]
M71.20 …… unspecified knee
M71.21 …… right knee
M71.22 …… left knee

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