2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M76.8

Other specified enthesopathies of lower limb, excluding foot

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M76.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M76.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M76.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 M76.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above M76.8 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 M76.8:
  • 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
  • M76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M76

    Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bursitis due to use, overuse and pressure (M70.-)
    • enthesopathies of ankle and foot (M77.5-)
    Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot
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
Code annotations containing back-references to M76.8:
  • Type 2 Excludes: T79.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.6

    Traumatic ischemia of muscle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Traumatic rhabdomyolysis
    • Volkmann's ischemic contracture
    Type 2 Excludes
    • anterior tibial syndrome (M76.8)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • nontraumatic ischemia of muscle (M62.2-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M76.8
M76.51 …… right knee
M76.52 …… left knee
M76.6 Achilles tendinitis
M76.60 …… unspecified leg
M76.61 …… right leg
M76.62 …… left leg
M76.7 Peroneal tendinitis
M76.70 …… unspecified leg
M76.71 …… right leg
M76.72 …… left leg
M76.8 Other specified enthesopathies of lower limb, excluding foot
M76.81 Anterior tibial syndrome
M76.811 …… right leg
M76.812 …… left leg
M76.819 …… unspecified leg
M76.82 Posterior tibial tendinitis
M76.821 …… right leg
M76.822 …… left leg
M76.829 …… unspecified leg
M76.89 Other specified enthesopathies of lower limb, excluding foot
M76.891 Other specified enthesopathies of right lower limb, excluding foot

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