2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q68.2

Congenital deformity of knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q68.2 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 Q68.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q68.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q68.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital dislocation of knee
  • Congenital genu recurvatum
The following code(s) above Q68.2 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 Q68.2:
  • Q00-Q99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q68

    Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • reduction defects of limb(s) (Q71-Q73)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital myotonic chondrodystrophy (G71.13)
    Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital bilateral genu recurvatum
  • Congenital bilateral knee dislocations
  • Congenital deformity of bilateral knee joints
  • Congenital deformity of knee joint
  • Congenital deformity of left knee joint
  • Congenital deformity of right knee joint
  • Congenital dislocation of knee
  • Congenital dislocation of left knee
  • Congenital genu recurvatum
  • Congenital left genu recurvatum
  • Congenital left knee dislocation
  • Congenital right genu recurvatum
  • Congenital right knee dislocation
  • Deformity of knee joint, congenital
  • Genu recurvatum, congenital
  • Knee dislocation, congenital
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • Q68.2 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q68.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q68.2 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 Q68.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: Q74.1
    , Q74.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q74.1

    Congenital malformation of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital absence of patella
    • Congenital dislocation of patella
    • Congenital genu valgum
    • Congenital genu varum
    • Rudimentary patella
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital dislocation of knee (Q68.2)
    • congenital genu recurvatum (Q68.2)
    • nail patella syndrome (Q87.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q74.1

    Congenital malformation of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital absence of patella
    • Congenital dislocation of patella
    • Congenital genu valgum
    • Congenital genu varum
    • Rudimentary patella
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital dislocation of knee (Q68.2)
    • congenital genu recurvatum (Q68.2)
    • nail patella syndrome (Q87.2)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q68.2:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q68.2
Q67.2 Dolichocephaly
Q67.3 Plagiocephaly
Q67.4 Other congenital deformities of skull, face and jaw
Q67.5 Congenital deformity of spine
Q67.6 Pectus excavatum
Q67.7 Pectus carinatum
Q67.8 Other congenital deformities of chest
Q68 Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities
Q68.0 Congenital deformity of sternocleidomastoid muscle
Q68.1 Congenital deformity of finger(s) and hand
Q68.2 Congenital deformity of knee
Q68.3 Congenital bowing of femur
Q68.4 Congenital bowing of tibia and fibula
Q68.5 Congenital bowing of long bones of leg, unspecified
Q68.6 Discoid meniscus
Q68.8 Other specified congenital musculoskeletal deformities
Q69 Polydactyly
Q69.0 Accessory finger(s)
Q69.1 Accessory thumb(s)
Q69.2 Accessory toe(s)
Q69.9 Polydactyly, unspecified

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