M12.842 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left hand

Version 2023
ICD-10:M12.842
Short Description:Oth specific arthropathies, NEC, left hand
Long Description:Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left hand
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Inflammatory polyarthropathies (M05-M14)
      • Other and unspecified arthropathy (M12)

M12.842 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left hand. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
M12.842716.44 - Trans arthropathy-hand
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
M12.842716.84 - Arthropathy NEC-hand
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Patient Education


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 :


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