ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M20

Acquired deformities of fingers and toes

Diagnosis Code M20

ICD-10: M20
Short Description: Acquired deformities of fingers and toes
Long Description: Acquired deformities of fingers and toes
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M20

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Acquired deformities of fingers and toes (M20)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code M20 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Finger Injuries and Disorders

You use your fingers and thumbs to do everything from grasping objects to playing musical instruments to typing. When there is something wrong with them, it can make life difficult. Common problems include

  • Injuries that result in fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
  • Osteoarthritis - wear-and-tear arthritis. It can also cause deformity.
  • Tendinitis - irritation of the tendons
  • Dupuytren's contracture - a hereditary thickening of the tough tissue that lies just below the skin of your palm. It causes the fingers to stiffen and bend.
  • Trigger finger - an irritation of the sheath that surrounds the flexor tendons. It can cause the tendon to catch and release like a trigger.

  • Claw hand
  • Clubbing of the fingers or toes
  • Finger pain
  • Mallet finger - aftercare
  • Polydactyly
  • Smashed fingers
  • Trigger finger

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