2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.81

Nontraumatic hematoma of soft tissue

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M79.81 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 M79.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M79.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 M79.81 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Nontraumatic hematoma of muscle
  • Nontraumatic seroma of muscle and soft tissue
The following code(s) above M79.81 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 M79.81:
  • 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
  • M79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79

    Other and unspecified soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • psychogenic rheumatism (F45.8)
    • soft tissue pain, psychogenic (F45.41)
    Other and unspecified soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hematoma of soft tissue, nontraumatic
  • Nontraumatic scrotal hematoma
  • Scrotal hematoma due to non-traumatic cause
ICD-10-CM M79.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 555 Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with mcc
  • 556 Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without mcc

Convert M79.81 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
Code annotations containing back-references to M79.81:
  • Type 2 Excludes: M62
    , M62.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62

    Other disorders of muscle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • nontraumatic hematoma of muscle (M79.81)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.8

    Other specified disorders of muscle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • nontraumatic hematoma of muscle (M79.81)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M79.81:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M79.81
M79.A11 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right upper extremity
M79.A12 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of left upper extremity
M79.A19 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of unspecified upper extremity
M79.A2 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity
M79.A21 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right lower extremity
M79.A22 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of left lower extremity
M79.A29 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of unspecified lower extremity
M79.A3 …… of abdomen
M79.A9 …… of other sites
M79.8 Other specified soft tissue disorders
M79.81 Nontraumatic hematoma of soft tissue
M79.89 Other specified soft tissue disorders
M79.9 Soft tissue disorder, unspecified
M80 Osteoporosis with current pathological fracture
M80.0 Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture
M80.00 Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, unspecified site
M80.00XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M80.00XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M80.00XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M80.00XK …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M80.00XP …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion

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