ICD-10-CM Code M25.48
Effusion, other site
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M25.48 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of effusion, other site. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M254 is used to code Joint effusion
A joint effusion is the presence of increased intra-articular fluid. It may affect any joint. Commonly it involves the knee.
|ICD 9 Code:||719.0|
A traumatic right knee effusion. Note the swelling lateral to the kneecap as marked by the arrow.
- 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M25.48 - Effusion, other site'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 719.08 was previously used, M25.48 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.