ICD-10-CM Code M65.86
Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, lower leg
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code M65.86 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M65.86 that describes the diagnosis 'other synovitis and tenosynovitis, lower leg' in more detail.
- M65.86 Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, lower leg NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M65 is used to code Synovitis
Synovitis is the medical term for inflammation of the synovial membrane. This membrane lines joints which possess cavities, known as synovial joints. The condition is usually painful, particularly when the joint is moved. The joint usually swells due to synovial fluid collection.
|MeSH Codes:||D013585, , , , ,|
|ICD 9 Codes:||727.0, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M65.86 - Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, lower leg'
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