ICD-10-CM Code M25.749
Osteophyte, unspecified hand
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M25.749 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of osteophyte, unspecified hand. 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.
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 M25.749 and a single ICD9 code, 726.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.