ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z87.39

Personal history of diseases of the ms sys and conn tiss

Diagnosis Code Z87.39

ICD-10: Z87.39
Short Description: Personal history of diseases of the ms sys and conn tiss
Long Description: Personal history of other diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z87.39

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The code Z87.39 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Personal history of other diseases and conditions (Z87)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Unacceptable principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipUnacceptable principal diagnosis
There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

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The code Z87.39 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • History of acquired spondylolisthesis
  • History of arthritis
  • History of back pain
  • History of disorder of connective tissue
  • History of disorder of soft tissue
  • History of disruption of anterior cruciate ligament
  • History of disruption of both cruciate ligaments
  • History of disruption of capsular ligament of knee
  • History of disruption of knee ligament
  • History of disruption of lateral collateral ligament
  • History of disruption of medial collateral ligament
  • History of disruption of posterior cruciate ligament
  • History of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • History of gout
  • History of knee problem
  • History of musculoskeletal disease
  • History of osteoarthritis
  • History of osteomyelitis
  • History of osteopenia
  • History of osteopenia resolved
  • History of osteoporosis
  • History of osteoporosis resolved
  • History of pain of multiple joints
  • History of polymyalgia rheumatica
  • History of rheumatoid arthritis
  • History of significant knee disorder
  • History of tendinitis

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