ICD-10-CM Code M25.18
Fistula, other specified site
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M25.18 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of fistula, other specified site. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M25 is used to code Arthritis
Arthritis (from Greek arthro-, joint + -itis, inflammation; plural: arthritides) is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation in one or more joints. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Other arthritis forms are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and related autoimmune diseases. Septic arthritis is caused by joint infection.
|MeSH Codes:||D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168, D001168|
|ICD 9 Codes:||710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719|
Hands affected by rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune form of arthritis
Coding Notes for M25.18 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Fistula, vertebrae
- DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC.
- DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M25.18 - Fistula, other specified site'
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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 M25.18 and a single ICD9 code, 719.88 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.