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ICD-10-CM Code M10.42
Other secondary gout, elbow

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M10.42 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M10.42 that describes the diagnosis 'other secondary gout, elbow' in more detail.


The ICD code M10 is used to code Simple Gout

gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe) is a medical condition which has recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis - a red, tender, hot, swollen joint. the base of the big toe is the most commonly affected (approximately 50% of cases). however, it may also present as tophi (hard lumps in the skin), kidney stones, or kidney failure. it is caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood. the uric acid crystallizes, and the crystals build up in joints, tendons, and surrounding tissues.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Codes: D006073, D006073, D006073, D006073
ICD 9 Codes: 274.00, 274.1, 274.8, 274.9

The Gout (James Gillray, 1799) depicts the pain of the artist's podagra as a demon or dragon.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M10.42 - Other secondary gout, elbow'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M10.42. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: M10.4 - Other secondary gout

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/M1042