ICD-10-CM Code M25.221
Flail joint, right elbow
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M25.221 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of flail joint, right elbow. 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
- 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 M25.221 and a single ICD9 code, 718.82 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.