ICD-10-CM Code M24.522
Contracture, left elbow
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M24.522 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of contracture, left elbow. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M245 is used to code Contracture
A muscle contracture is a permanent shortening of a muscle or joint. It is usually in response to prolonged hypertonic spasticity in a concentrated muscle area, such as is seen in the tightest muscles of people with conditions like spastic cerebral palsy.
|MeSH Codes:||D003286, D003286, D003286, D003286|
|ICD 9 Codes:||718.4, 727.81, 728.6, 958.6|
- DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without CC or 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 M24.522 and a single ICD9 code, 718.42 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.