ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M85.179

Skeletal fluorosis, unspecified ankle and foot

Diagnosis Code M85.179

ICD-10: M85.179
Short Description: Skeletal fluorosis, unspecified ankle and foot
Long Description: Skeletal fluorosis, unspecified ankle and foot
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M85.179

Valid for Submission
The code M85.179 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Disorders of bone density and structure (M80-M85)
      • Other disorders of bone density and structure (M85)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M85.179 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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