ICD-10-CM Code M23.249
Derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus due to old tear or injury, unspecified knee
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M23.249 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus due to old tear or injury, unspecified knee. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M232 is used to code Tear of meniscus
Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments
- DRG Group #562-563 - Fx, sprian, strn and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with MCC.
- DRG Group #562-563 - Fx, sprian, strn and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh without MCC.
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 M23.249 and a single ICD9 code, 717.42 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.