Valid for Submission
M23.332 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other meniscus derangements, other medial meniscus, left knee. The code M23.332 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 M23.332 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral degenerative rupture of medial meniscus of knee, bilateral osteoarthritis of knees, degenerative rupture of medial meniscus of left knee or degenerative rupture of medial meniscus of right knee.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Bilateral degenerative rupture of medial meniscus of knee
- Bilateral osteoarthritis of knees
- Degenerative rupture of medial meniscus of left knee
- Degenerative rupture of medial meniscus of right knee
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert M23.332 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code M23.332 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
Knee Injuries and Disorders
Your knee joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the knee joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased, you have knee problems. Knee problems can cause pain and difficulty walking.
Knee problems are very common, and they occur in people of all ages. Knee problems can interfere with many things, from participation in sports to simply getting up from a chair and walking. This can have a big impact on your life.
The most common disease affecting the knee is osteoarthritis. The cartilage in the knee gradually wears away, causing pain and swelling.
Injuries to ligaments and tendons also cause knee problems. A common injury is to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). You usually injure your ACL by a sudden twisting motion. ACL and other knee injuries are common sports injuries.
Treatment of knee problems depends on the cause. In some cases your doctor may recommend knee replacement.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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