Valid for Submission
M25.322 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other instability, left elbow. The code M25.322 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 M25.322 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like elbow joint unstable or instability of left elbow joint.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Elbow joint unstable
- Instability of left elbow joint
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert M25.322 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code M25.322 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
Elbow Injuries and Disorders
Your elbow joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the elbow joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased, you have elbow problems.
Many things can make your elbow hurt. A common cause is tendinitis, an inflammation or injury to the tendons that attach muscle to bone. Tendinitis of the elbow is a sports injury, often from playing tennis or golf. You may also get tendinitis from overuse of the elbow.
Other causes of elbow pain include sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, bursitis and arthritis. Treatment depends on the cause.
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