ICD-10-CM Code M06.38
Rheumatoid nodule, vertebrae
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M06.38 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of rheumatoid nodule, vertebrae. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M06 is used to code Rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long lasting autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints. It typically results in warm, swollen, and painful joints. Pain and stiffness often worsen following rest. Most commonly, the wrist and hands are involved, with the same joints typically involved on both sides of the body. The disease may also affect other parts of the body. This may result in a low red blood cell count, inflammation around the lungs, and inflammation around the heart. Fever and low energy may also be present. Often, symptoms come on gradually over weeks to months.
|ICD 9 Code:||714|
A hand affected by rheumatoid arthritis
- DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M06.38 - Rheumatoid nodule, vertebrae'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code M06.38 and a single ICD9 code, 714.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.