ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M67.949

Unsp disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified hand

Diagnosis Code M67.949

ICD-10: M67.949
Short Description: Unsp disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified hand
Long Description: Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified hand
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M67.949

Valid for Submission
The code M67.949 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Disorders of synovium and tendon (M65-M67)
      • Other disorders of synovium and tendon (M67)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M67.949 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Finger joint - soft tissue swelling
  • Finger joint - synovial swelling
  • Swelling of finger
  • Swelling of finger joint
  • Swelling of thumb joint
  • Swollen thumb
  • Thumb joint - synovial swelling

Information for Patients

Hand Injuries and Disorders

No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

Hand problems include

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - compression of a nerve as it goes through the wrist, often making your fingers feel numb
  • Injuries that result in fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
  • Osteoarthritis - wear-and-tear arthritis, which can also cause deformity
  • Tendinitis - irritation of the tendons
  • Disorders and injuries of your fingers and thumb

  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Claw hand
  • Dupuytrens contracture
  • Hand fracture - aftercare
  • Hand or foot spasms
  • Hand x-ray
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction

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