ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M21.839

Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified forearm

Diagnosis Code M21.839

ICD-10: M21.839
Short Description: Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified forearm
Long Description: Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified forearm
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M21.839

Valid for Submission
The code M21.839 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Other acquired deformities of limbs (M21)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M21.839 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 564
  • OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC 565
  • OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC 566

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Synonyms
  • Acquired deformity of the wrist / hand
  • Acquired deformity of the wrist / hand
  • Acquired deformity of the wrist / hand
  • Acquired deformity of wrist
  • Acquired deformity of wrist
  • Acquired deformity of wrist
  • Acquired fixed flexion deformity of joint of upper limb
  • Acquired fixed flexion deformity of the wrist
  • Acquired radial deviation of hand
  • Acquired valgus deformity of joint of upper limb
  • Acquired valgus deformity of wrist
  • Acquired varus deformity of joint of upper limb
  • Acquired varus deformity of wrist
  • Deformity of carpal bone
  • Elbow joint deformity
  • Elbow joint deformity
  • Extension deformity of elbow joint
  • Increased carrying angle of elbow joint
  • On examination - hands - ulnar deviation
  • On examination - hands - vascular changes
  • Radial deviation of hand
  • Radial deviation of the wrist
  • Ulnar deviation of hand
  • Ulnar deviation of the wrist
  • Valgus wrist
  • Wrist joint deformity
  • Wrist joint deformity
  • Wrist joint deformity
  • Wrist joint deformity
  • Wrist joint deformity
  • Wrist joint deformity

Information for Patients


Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Broken bones

Some nerve problems, arthritis, or cancers can affect the entire arm and cause pain, spasms, swelling and trouble moving. You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder.

  • Arm CT scan
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare
  • Radial nerve dysfunction


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