2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83.22

Peripheral tear of medial meniscus, current injury

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S83.22 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 S83.22 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S83.22 - other international versions of ICD-10 S83.22 may differ.
The following code(s) above S83.22 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 S83.22:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • S80-S89
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S80-S89

    Injuries to the knee and lower leg

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of ankle and foot, except fracture of ankle and malleolus (S90-S99)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the knee and lower leg
  • S83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of knee
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of knee
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of knee
    Type 1 Excludes
    • derangement of patella (M22.0-M22.3)
    • injury of patellar ligament (tendon) (S76.1-)
    • internal derangement of knee (M23.-)
    • old dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • pathological dislocation of knee (M24.36)
    • recurrent dislocation of knee (M22.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower leg (S86.-)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of knee
  • S83.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83.2

    Tear of meniscus, current injury

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • old bucket-handle tear (M23.2)
    Tear of meniscus, current injury
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S83.22:
  • Tear, torn (traumatic) - see also Laceration
    • meniscus (knee) (current injury) S83.209
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S83.209

      Unspecified tear of unspecified meniscus, current injury, unspecified knee

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S83.22
S83.211D …… subsequent encounter
S83.211S …… sequela
S83.212 Bucket-handle tear of medial meniscus, current injury, left knee
S83.212A …… initial encounter
S83.212D …… subsequent encounter
S83.212S …… sequela
S83.219 Bucket-handle tear of medial meniscus, current injury, unspecified knee
S83.219A …… initial encounter
S83.219D …… subsequent encounter
S83.219S …… sequela
S83.22 Peripheral tear of medial meniscus, current injury
S83.221 Peripheral tear of medial meniscus, current injury, right knee
S83.221A …… initial encounter
S83.221D …… subsequent encounter
S83.221S …… sequela
S83.222 Peripheral tear of medial meniscus, current injury, left knee
S83.222A …… initial encounter
S83.222D …… subsequent encounter
S83.222S …… sequela
S83.229 Peripheral tear of medial meniscus, current injury, unspecified knee
S83.229A …… initial encounter

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