ICD-10-CM Code M20.5X2

Other deformities of toe(s) (acquired), left foot

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M20.5X2 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other deformities of toe(s) (acquired), left foot. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M20.5X2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired cavus deformity of foot, acquired cavus deformity of left foot, acquired cavus deformity of right foot, acquired claw toes, acquired deformity of joint of lesser toe, acquired deformity of joint of lesser toe, etc

ICD-10:M20.5X2
Short Description:Other deformities of toe(s) (acquired), left foot
Long Description:Other deformities of toe(s) (acquired), left foot

Synonyms

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

  • Acquired cavus deformity of foot
  • Acquired cavus deformity of left foot
  • Acquired cavus deformity of right foot
  • Acquired claw toes
  • Acquired deformity of joint of lesser toe
  • Acquired deformity of joint of lesser toe
  • Acquired deformity of joint of lesser toe
  • Acquired hallux limitus of left great toe
  • Acquired hallux limitus of right great toe
  • Acquired left mallet toe
  • Acquired mallet toe
  • Acquired mallet toe
  • Acquired overriding toes of left foot
  • Acquired overriding toes of right foot
  • Acquired right mallet toe
  • Bilateral acquired cavus deformity of feet
  • Bilateral acquired claw toe
  • Bilateral acquired deformity of toe of feet
  • Bilateral acquired deformity of toe of feet
  • Bilateral acquired deformity of toe of feet
  • Bilateral acquired deformity of toe of feet
  • Bilateral acquired hallux limitus of great toes
  • Bilateral acquired mallet toe
  • Bilateral acquired overriding toes of feet

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M20.5X2 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert M20.5X2 to ICD-9

  • 735.8 - Acq deformity of toe NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Acquired deformities of fingers and toes (M20)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Toe Injuries and Disorders

Fourteen of the 26 bones in your feet are in your toes. The toes, particularly your big toe, help you move and keep your balance. Playing sports, running, stubbing your toe, and dropping something on your foot can damage your toes. Wearing shoes that are too loose or too tight can also cause toe problems. Certain diseases, such as severe arthritis, can cause toe problems and pain. Gout often causes pain in the big toe.

Common toe problems include

  • Corns and bunions
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Sprains and dislocations
  • Fractures

Treatments for toe injuries and disorders vary. They might include shoe inserts or special shoes, padding, taping, medicines, rest, and in severe cases, surgery.


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