Valid for Submission
M11.859 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified crystal arthropathies, unspecified hip. The code M11.859 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code M11.859 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like chondrocalcinosis due to dicalcium phosphate crystals, chondrocalcinosis due to dicalcium phosphate crystals, of the pelvic region and thigh, chondrocalcinosis due to pyrophosphate crystals, chondrocalcinosis due to pyrophosphate crystals, of the pelvic region and thigh, crystal arthropathy of hip , crystal arthropathy of pelvis, etc.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like M11.859 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Chondrocalcinosis due to dicalcium phosphate crystals
- Chondrocalcinosis due to dicalcium phosphate crystals, of the pelvic region and thigh
- Chondrocalcinosis due to pyrophosphate crystals
- Chondrocalcinosis due to pyrophosphate crystals, of the pelvic region and thigh
- Crystal arthropathy of hip
- Crystal arthropathy of pelvis
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert M11.859 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code M11.859 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
If you feel pain and stiffness in your body or have trouble moving around, you might have arthritis. Most kinds of arthritis cause pain and swelling in your joints. Joints are places where two bones meet, such as your elbow or knee. Over time, a swollen joint can become severely damaged. Some kinds of arthritis can also cause problems in your organs, such as your eyes or skin.
Types of arthritis include
- Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It's often related to aging or to an injury.
- Autoimmune arthritis happens when your body's immune system attacks healthy cells in your body by mistake. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of this kind of arthritis.
- Juvenile arthritis is a type of arthritis that happens in children.
- Infectious arthritis is an infection that has spread from another part of the body to the joint.
- Psoriatic arthritis affects people with psoriasis.
- Gout is a painful type of arthritis that happens when too much uric acid builds up in the body. It often starts in the big toe.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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