Valid for Submission
M1A.39X0 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of chronic gout due to renal impairment, multiple sites, without tophus (tophi). The code M1A.39X0 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 M1A.39X0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like chronic gout of multiple sites without tophus due to renal impairment or chronic gout without tophus due to renal impairment.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Chronic gout of multiple sites without tophus due to renal impairment
- Chronic gout without tophus due to renal impairment
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert M1A.39X0 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code M1A.39X0 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
Also called: Gouty arthritis
Gout is a common, painful form of arthritis. It causes swollen, red, hot and stiff joints.
Gout happens when uric acid builds up in your body. Uric acid comes from the breakdown of substances called purines. Purines are in your body's tissues and in foods, such as liver, dried beans and peas, and anchovies. Normally, uric acid dissolves in the blood. It passes through the kidneys and out of the body in urine. But sometimes uric acid can build up and form needle-like crystals. When they form in your joints, it is very painful. The crystals can also cause kidney stones.
Often, gout first attacks your big toe. It can also attack ankles, heels, knees, wrists, fingers, and elbows. At first, gout attacks usually get better in days. Eventually, attacks last longer and happen more often.
You are more likely to get gout if you
- Are a man
- Have family member with gout
- Are overweight
- Drink alcohol
- Eat too many foods rich in purines
Gout can be hard to diagnose. Your doctor may take a sample of fluid from an inflamed joint to look for crystals. You can treat gout with medicines.
Pseudogout has similar symptoms and is sometimes confused with gout. However, it is caused by calcium phosphate, not uric acid.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
- Calcium pyrophosphate arthritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Gout (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Uric acid - blood (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Uric acid - urine (Medical Encyclopedia)
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