ICD-10-CM Code M24

Other specific joint derangements

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

M24 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other specific joint derangements. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:M24
Short Description:Other specific joint derangements
Long Description:Other specific joint derangements

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • M24.0 - Loose body in joint
  • M24.00 - Loose body in unspecified joint
  • M24.01 - Loose body in shoulder
  • M24.011 - Loose body in right shoulder
  • M24.012 - Loose body in left shoulder
  • M24.019 - Loose body in unspecified shoulder
  • M24.02 - Loose body in elbow
  • M24.021 - Loose body in right elbow
  • M24.022 - Loose body in left elbow
  • M24.029 - Loose body in unspecified elbow
  • M24.03 - Loose body in wrist
  • M24.031 - Loose body in right wrist
  • M24.032 - Loose body in left wrist
  • M24.039 - Loose body in unspecified wrist
  • M24.04 - Loose body in finger joints
  • M24.041 - Loose body in right finger joint(s)
  • M24.042 - Loose body in left finger joint(s)
  • M24.049 - Loose body in unspecified finger joint(s)
  • M24.05 - Loose body in hip
  • M24.051 - Loose body in right hip
  • M24.052 - Loose body in left hip
  • M24.059 - Loose body in unspecified hip
  • M24.07 - Loose body in ankle and toe joints
  • M24.071 - Loose body in right ankle
  • M24.072 - Loose body in left ankle
  • M24.073 - Loose body in unspecified ankle
  • M24.074 - Loose body in right toe joint(s)
  • M24.075 - Loose body in left toe joint(s)
  • M24.076 - Loose body in unspecified toe joints
  • M24.08 - Loose body, other site
  • M24.1 - Other articular cartilage disorders
  • M24.10 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified site
  • M24.11 - Other articular cartilage disorders, shoulder
  • M24.111 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right shoulder
  • M24.112 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left shoulder
  • M24.119 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified shoulder
  • M24.12 - Other articular cartilage disorders, elbow
  • M24.121 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right elbow
  • M24.122 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left elbow
  • M24.129 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified elbow
  • M24.13 - Other articular cartilage disorders, wrist
  • M24.131 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right wrist
  • M24.132 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left wrist
  • M24.139 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified wrist
  • M24.14 - Other articular cartilage disorders, hand
  • M24.141 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right hand
  • M24.142 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left hand
  • M24.149 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified hand
  • M24.15 - Other articular cartilage disorders, hip
  • M24.151 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right hip
  • M24.152 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left hip
  • M24.159 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified hip
  • M24.17 - Other articular cartilage disorders, ankle and foot
  • M24.171 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right ankle
  • M24.172 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left ankle
  • M24.173 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified ankle
  • M24.174 - Other articular cartilage disorders, right foot
  • M24.175 - Other articular cartilage disorders, left foot
  • M24.176 - Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified foot
  • M24.2 - Disorder of ligament
  • M24.20 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified site
  • M24.21 - Disorder of ligament, shoulder
  • M24.211 - Disorder of ligament, right shoulder
  • M24.212 - Disorder of ligament, left shoulder
  • M24.219 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified shoulder
  • M24.22 - Disorder of ligament, elbow
  • M24.221 - Disorder of ligament, right elbow
  • M24.222 - Disorder of ligament, left elbow
  • M24.229 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified elbow
  • M24.23 - Disorder of ligament, wrist
  • M24.231 - Disorder of ligament, right wrist
  • M24.232 - Disorder of ligament, left wrist
  • M24.239 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified wrist
  • M24.24 - Disorder of ligament, hand
  • M24.241 - Disorder of ligament, right hand
  • M24.242 - Disorder of ligament, left hand
  • M24.249 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified hand
  • M24.25 - Disorder of ligament, hip
  • M24.251 - Disorder of ligament, right hip
  • M24.252 - Disorder of ligament, left hip
  • M24.259 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified hip
  • M24.27 - Disorder of ligament, ankle and foot
  • M24.271 - Disorder of ligament, right ankle
  • M24.272 - Disorder of ligament, left ankle
  • M24.273 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified ankle
  • M24.274 - Disorder of ligament, right foot
  • M24.275 - Disorder of ligament, left foot
  • M24.276 - Disorder of ligament, unspecified foot
  • M24.28 - Disorder of ligament, vertebrae
  • M24.3 - Pathological dislocation of joint, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.30 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified joint, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.31 - Pathological dislocation of shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.311 - Pathological dislocation of right shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.312 - Pathological dislocation of left shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.319 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.32 - Pathological dislocation of elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.321 - Pathological dislocation of right elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.322 - Pathological dislocation of left elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.329 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.33 - Pathological dislocation of wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.331 - Pathological dislocation of right wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.332 - Pathological dislocation of left wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.339 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.34 - Pathological dislocation of hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.341 - Pathological dislocation of right hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.342 - Pathological dislocation of left hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.349 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.35 - Pathological dislocation of hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.351 - Pathological dislocation of right hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.352 - Pathological dislocation of left hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.359 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.36 - Pathological dislocation of knee, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.361 - Pathological dislocation of right knee, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.362 - Pathological dislocation of left knee, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.369 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified knee, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.37 - Pathological dislocation of ankle and foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.371 - Pathological dislocation of right ankle, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.372 - Pathological dislocation of left ankle, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.373 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified ankle, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.374 - Pathological dislocation of right foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.375 - Pathological dislocation of left foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.376 - Pathological dislocation of unspecified foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.4 - Recurrent dislocation of joint
  • M24.40 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified joint
  • M24.41 - Recurrent dislocation, shoulder
  • M24.411 - Recurrent dislocation, right shoulder
  • M24.412 - Recurrent dislocation, left shoulder
  • M24.419 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified shoulder
  • M24.42 - Recurrent dislocation, elbow
  • M24.421 - Recurrent dislocation, right elbow
  • M24.422 - Recurrent dislocation, left elbow
  • M24.429 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified elbow
  • M24.43 - Recurrent dislocation, wrist
  • M24.431 - Recurrent dislocation, right wrist
  • M24.432 - Recurrent dislocation, left wrist
  • M24.439 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified wrist
  • M24.44 - Recurrent dislocation, hand and finger(s)
  • M24.441 - Recurrent dislocation, right hand
  • M24.442 - Recurrent dislocation, left hand
  • M24.443 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified hand
  • M24.444 - Recurrent dislocation, right finger
  • M24.445 - Recurrent dislocation, left finger
  • M24.446 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified finger
  • M24.45 - Recurrent dislocation, hip
  • M24.451 - Recurrent dislocation, right hip
  • M24.452 - Recurrent dislocation, left hip
  • M24.459 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified hip
  • M24.46 - Recurrent dislocation, knee
  • M24.461 - Recurrent dislocation, right knee
  • M24.462 - Recurrent dislocation, left knee
  • M24.469 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified knee
  • M24.47 - Recurrent dislocation, ankle, foot and toes
  • M24.471 - Recurrent dislocation, right ankle
  • M24.472 - Recurrent dislocation, left ankle
  • M24.473 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified ankle
  • M24.474 - Recurrent dislocation, right foot
  • M24.475 - Recurrent dislocation, left foot
  • M24.476 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified foot
  • M24.477 - Recurrent dislocation, right toe(s)
  • M24.478 - Recurrent dislocation, left toe(s)
  • M24.479 - Recurrent dislocation, unspecified toe(s)
  • M24.5 - Contracture of joint
  • M24.50 - Contracture, unspecified joint
  • M24.51 - Contracture, shoulder
  • M24.511 - Contracture, right shoulder
  • M24.512 - Contracture, left shoulder
  • M24.519 - Contracture, unspecified shoulder
  • M24.52 - Contracture, elbow
  • M24.521 - Contracture, right elbow
  • M24.522 - Contracture, left elbow
  • M24.529 - Contracture, unspecified elbow
  • M24.53 - Contracture, wrist
  • M24.531 - Contracture, right wrist
  • M24.532 - Contracture, left wrist
  • M24.539 - Contracture, unspecified wrist
  • M24.54 - Contracture, hand
  • M24.541 - Contracture, right hand
  • M24.542 - Contracture, left hand
  • M24.549 - Contracture, unspecified hand
  • M24.55 - Contracture, hip
  • M24.551 - Contracture, right hip
  • M24.552 - Contracture, left hip
  • M24.559 - Contracture, unspecified hip
  • M24.56 - Contracture, knee
  • M24.561 - Contracture, right knee
  • M24.562 - Contracture, left knee
  • M24.569 - Contracture, unspecified knee
  • M24.57 - Contracture, ankle and foot
  • M24.571 - Contracture, right ankle
  • M24.572 - Contracture, left ankle
  • M24.573 - Contracture, unspecified ankle
  • M24.574 - Contracture, right foot
  • M24.575 - Contracture, left foot
  • M24.576 - Contracture, unspecified foot
  • M24.6 - Ankylosis of joint
  • M24.60 - Ankylosis, unspecified joint
  • M24.61 - Ankylosis, shoulder
  • M24.611 - Ankylosis, right shoulder
  • M24.612 - Ankylosis, left shoulder
  • M24.619 - Ankylosis, unspecified shoulder
  • M24.62 - Ankylosis, elbow
  • M24.621 - Ankylosis, right elbow
  • M24.622 - Ankylosis, left elbow
  • M24.629 - Ankylosis, unspecified elbow
  • M24.63 - Ankylosis, wrist
  • M24.631 - Ankylosis, right wrist
  • M24.632 - Ankylosis, left wrist
  • M24.639 - Ankylosis, unspecified wrist
  • M24.64 - Ankylosis, hand
  • M24.641 - Ankylosis, right hand
  • M24.642 - Ankylosis, left hand
  • M24.649 - Ankylosis, unspecified hand
  • M24.65 - Ankylosis, hip
  • M24.651 - Ankylosis, right hip
  • M24.652 - Ankylosis, left hip
  • M24.659 - Ankylosis, unspecified hip
  • M24.66 - Ankylosis, knee
  • M24.661 - Ankylosis, right knee
  • M24.662 - Ankylosis, left knee
  • M24.669 - Ankylosis, unspecified knee
  • M24.67 - Ankylosis, ankle and foot
  • M24.671 - Ankylosis, right ankle
  • M24.672 - Ankylosis, left ankle
  • M24.673 - Ankylosis, unspecified ankle
  • M24.674 - Ankylosis, right foot
  • M24.675 - Ankylosis, left foot
  • M24.676 - Ankylosis, unspecified foot
  • M24.7 - Protrusio acetabuli
  • M24.8 - ... not elsewhere classified
  • M24.80 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified joint, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.81 - Other specific joint derangements of shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.811 - Other specific joint derangements of right shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.812 - Other specific joint derangements of left shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.819 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified shoulder, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.82 - Other specific joint derangements of elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.821 - Other specific joint derangements of right elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.822 - Other specific joint derangements of left elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.829 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified elbow, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.83 - Other specific joint derangements of wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.831 - Other specific joint derangements of right wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.832 - Other specific joint derangements of left wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.839 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified wrist, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.84 - Other specific joint derangements of hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.841 - Other specific joint derangements of right hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.842 - Other specific joint derangements of left hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.849 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.85 - Other specific joint derangements of hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.851 - Other specific joint derangements of right hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.852 - Other specific joint derangements of left hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.859 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified hip, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.87 - Other specific joint derangements of ankle and foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.871 - Other specific joint derangements of right ankle, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.872 - Other specific joint derangements of left ankle, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.873 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified ankle, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.874 - Other specific joint derangements of right foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.875 - Other specific joint derangements left foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.876 - Other specific joint derangements of unspecified foot, not elsewhere classified
  • M24.9 - Joint derangement, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code M24:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • current injury - see injury of joint by body region

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
  • ganglion M67.4
  • snapping knee M23.8
  • temporomandibular joint disorders M26.6

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Other specific joint derangements (M24)

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


Joint Disorders

A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including

  • Arthritis - inflammation of a joint. It causes pain, stiffness, and swelling. Over time, the joint can become severely damaged.
  • Bursitis - inflammation of a fluid-filled sac that cushions the joint
  • Dislocations - injuries that force the ends of the bones out of position

Treatment of joint problems depends on the cause. If you have a sports injury, treatment often begins with the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) method to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing. Other possible treatments include pain relievers, keeping the injured area from moving, rehabilitation, and sometimes surgery. For arthritis, injuries, or other diseases, you may need joint replacement surgery to remove the damaged joint and put in a new one.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


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