ICD-10-CM Code M25.70
Osteophyte, unspecified joint
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M25.70 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of osteophyte, unspecified joint. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M257 is used to code Osteophyte
Osteophytes, commonly referred to as bone spurs or parrot beak, are bony projections that form along joint margins. They should not be confused with enthesophytes, which are bony projections that form at the attachment of a tendon or ligament.
|ICD 9 Code:||726.91|
Small marginal osteophytes (arrows) of the processus anconeus of the ulna can be seen in this gross pathological specimen of a sow.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M25.70 - Osteophyte, unspecified joint'
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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 726.91 was previously used, M25.70 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.