2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M93.2

Osteochondritis dissecans

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M93.2 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 M93.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M93.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 M93.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above M93.2 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 M93.2:
  • 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
  • M91-M94
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M91-M94

    Chondropathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural chondropathies (M96.-)
    Chondropathies
  • M93
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M93

    Other osteochondropathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • osteochondrosis of spine (M42.-)
    Other osteochondropathies
Clinical Information
  • A type of osteochondritis in which articular cartilage and associated bone becomes partially or totally detached to form joint loose bodies. Affects mainly the knee, ankle, and elbow joints.
  • Separation of a portion of joint cartilage and of underlying bone due to loss of blood supply
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 M93.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S92.14
    , M23
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S92.14

    Dome fracture of talus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • osteochondritis dissecans (M93.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M23

    Internal derangement of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ankylosis (M24.66)
    • current injury - see injury of knee and lower leg (S80-S89)
    • deformity of knee (M21.-)
    • osteochondritis dissecans (M93.2)
    • recurrent dislocation or subluxation of joints (M24.4)
    • recurrent dislocation or subluxation of patella (M22.0-M22.1)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M93.2
M93.013 …… unspecified hip
M93.02 Chronic slipped upper femoral epiphysis (nontraumatic)
M93.021 …… right hip
M93.022 …… left hip
M93.023 …… unspecified hip
M93.03 Acute on chronic slipped upper femoral epiphysis (nontraumatic)
M93.031 …… right hip
M93.032 …… left hip
M93.033 …… unspecified hip
M93.1 Kienböck's disease of adults
M93.2 Osteochondritis dissecans
M93.20 …… of unspecified site
M93.21 Osteochondritis dissecans of shoulder
M93.211 Osteochondritis dissecans, right shoulder
M93.212 Osteochondritis dissecans, left shoulder
M93.219 Osteochondritis dissecans, unspecified shoulder
M93.22 Osteochondritis dissecans of elbow
M93.221 Osteochondritis dissecans, right elbow
M93.222 Osteochondritis dissecans, left elbow
M93.229 Osteochondritis dissecans, unspecified elbow
M93.23 Osteochondritis dissecans of wrist

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