ICD-10-CM Code M75.120
Complete rotator cuff tear or rupture of unspecified shoulder, not specified as traumatic
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M75.120 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of complete rotator cuff tear or rupture of unspecified shoulder, not specified as traumatic. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M751 is used to code Rotator cuff tear
A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder. A rotator cuff 'injury' can include any type of irritation or overuse of those muscles or tendons, and is among the most common conditions affecting the shoulder.
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|ICD 9 Codes:||726.1, 727.61, 840.4|
Muscles on the dorsum of the scapula, and the triceps brachii
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Full thickness rotator cuff tear (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
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 M75.120 and a single ICD9 code, 727.61 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.