ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M67.969

Unsp disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified lower leg

Diagnosis Code M67.969

ICD-10: M67.969
Short Description: Unsp disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified lower leg
Long Description: Unspecified disorder of synovium and tendon, unspecified lower leg
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M67.969

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

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M67.969 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Achilles degeneration
  • Disorder of Achilles tendon
  • Disorder of peroneal tendon
  • Disorder of posterior tibial muscle tendon
  • Disorder of tibialis anterior tendon
  • Dysfunction of posterior tibial tendon
  • Non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy

Information for Patients

Leg Injuries and Disorders

Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, falling, or having an accident can damage your legs. Common leg injuries include sprains and strains, joint dislocations, and fractures.

These injuries can affect the entire leg, or just the foot, ankle, knee, or hip. Certain diseases also lead to leg problems. For example, knee osteoarthritis, common in older people, can cause pain and limited motion. Problems in your veins in your legs can lead to varicose veins or deep vein thrombosis.

  • Blount disease
  • Bowlegs
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction
  • Femoral nerve dysfunction
  • Femur fracture repair - discharge
  • Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
  • Iliotibial band syndrome -- aftercare
  • Ischemic ulcers -- self-care
  • Knock knees
  • Leg pain
  • Shin splints - self-care
  • Tibial nerve dysfunction
  • Venous insufficiency

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