2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M92.5

Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M92.5 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M92.5 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M92.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 M92.5 may differ.
The following code(s) above M92.5 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 M92.5:
  • M00-M99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • 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
  • M91-M94
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M91-M94


    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural chondropathies (M96.-)
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M92.5
M92.292 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, left hand
M92.299 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified hand
M92.3 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb
M92.30 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified upper limb
M92.31 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, right upper limb
M92.32 Other juvenile osteochondrosis, left upper limb
M92.4 Juvenile osteochondrosis of patella
M92.40 …… unspecified knee
M92.41 …… right knee
M92.42 …… left knee
M92.5 Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
M92.50 Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
M92.501 Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, right leg
M92.502 Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, left leg
M92.503 Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, bilateral leg
M92.509 Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified leg
M92.51 Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia
M92.511 …… right leg
M92.512 …… left leg
M92.513 …… bilateral
M92.519 …… unspecified leg

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