ICD-10-CM Code M77.00
Medial epicondylitis, unspecified elbow
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M77.00 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of medial epicondylitis, unspecified elbow. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M770 is used to code Golfer's elbow
Golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is tendinosis of the medial epicondyle of the elbow. It is in some ways similar to tennis elbow.
|ICD 9 Code:||726.31|
Left elbow-joint, showing anterior and ulnar collateral ligaments. (Medial epicondyle labeled at center top.)
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Medial epicondylitis of elbow joint (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 M77.00 and a single ICD9 code, 726.31 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.