ICD-10-CM Code M25.349

Other instability, unspecified hand

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M25.349 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other instability, unspecified hand. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M25.349 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like active range of finger abduction - finding, active range of finger adduction - finding, active range of finger extension - finding, active range of finger flexion - finding, active range of thumb abduction - finding, active range of thumb adduction - finding, etc

ICD-10:M25.349
Short Description:Other instability, unspecified hand
Long Description:Other instability, unspecified hand

Synonyms

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

  • Active range of finger abduction - finding
  • Active range of finger adduction - finding
  • Active range of finger extension - finding
  • Active range of finger flexion - finding
  • Active range of thumb abduction - finding
  • Active range of thumb adduction - finding
  • Active range of thumb extension - finding
  • Active range of thumb flexion - finding
  • Active range of thumb opposition - finding
  • Chronic instability of joint
  • Chronic instability of the metacarpophalangeal joint of thumb
  • Finger joint hypermobility
  • Finger joint laxity
  • Finger joint unstable
  • Hand joint hypermobility
  • Hand joint laxity
  • Increased active range of finger abduction
  • Increased active range of finger adduction
  • Increased active range of finger extension
  • Increased active range of finger flexion
  • Increased active range of thumb abduction
  • Increased active range of thumb adduction
  • Increased active range of thumb extension
  • Increased active range of thumb flexion
  • Increased active range of thumb opposition
  • Increased passive range of finger abduction
  • Increased passive range of finger adduction
  • Increased passive range of finger extension
  • Increased passive range of finger flexion
  • Increased passive range of thumb abduction
  • Increased passive range of thumb adduction
  • Increased passive range of thumb extension
  • Increased passive range of thumb flexion
  • Increased passive range of thumb opposition
  • Increased range of finger movement
  • Increased range of thumb movement
  • Instability of hand joint
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint hypermobility
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint laxity
  • Passive range of finger abduction - finding
  • Passive range of finger adduction - finding
  • Passive range of finger extension - finding
  • Passive range of finger flexion - finding
  • Passive range of thumb abduction - finding
  • Passive range of thumb adduction - finding
  • Passive range of thumb extension - finding
  • Passive range of thumb flexion - finding
  • Passive range of thumb opposition - finding
  • Thumb joint hypermobility
  • Thumb joint laxity
  • Thumb joint unstable

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M25.349 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 M25.349 to ICD-9

  • 718.84 - Jt derangement NEC-hand (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Other joint disorder, not elsewhere classified (M25)

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


Hand Injuries and Disorders

No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

Hand problems include

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - compression of a nerve as it goes through the wrist, often making your fingers feel numb
  • Injuries that result in fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
  • Osteoarthritis - wear-and-tear arthritis, which can also cause deformity
  • Tendinitis - irritation of the tendons
  • Disorders and injuries of your fingers and thumb

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