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ICD-10-CM Code M70.2
Olecranon bursitis

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M70.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M70.2 that describes the diagnosis 'olecranon bursitis' in more detail.


The ICD code M702 is used to code Olecranon bursitis

Olecranon bursitis (also informally known as "Smiles' elbow", "elbow bump", "student's elbow", "Popeye elbow", "baker's elbow" or "gamer's elbow"), is a condition characterized by pain, redness and swelling around the olecranon, caused by inflammation of the elbow's bursa. This bursa is located just over the extensor aspect of the extreme proximal end of the ulna. In common with other bursae, it is impalpable and contains only a very small amount of fluid in its normal state, and fulfills the function of facilitating the joint's movement by enabling anatomical structures to glide more easily over each other.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 726.33

Olecranon bursitis... also known as a "swellbow"

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M70.2 - Olecranon bursitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M70.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: M70 - Soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse and pressure

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