ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M21.90

Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified limb

Diagnosis Code M21.90

ICD-10: M21.90
Short Description: Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified limb
Long Description: Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified limb
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M21.90

Valid for Submission
The code M21.90 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 M21.90 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

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Synonyms
  • Acquired deformity of joint of upper limb
  • Acquired deformity of limb
  • Acquired deformity of the wrist / hand
  • Angulation deformity of lower limb
  • Deformity of limb
  • Finding of form of joint
  • Finding of form of joint
  • Joint deformity
  • Joint deviation
  • Multiple joint deformity

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