ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M25.549

Pain in joints of unspecified hand

Diagnosis Code M25.549

ICD-10: M25.549
Short Description: Pain in joints of unspecified hand
Long Description: Pain in joints of unspecified hand
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.549

Valid for Submission
The code M25.549 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M25.549 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 555 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
  • 556 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Distal interphalangeal joint of finger pain
  • Finger joint - tender
  • Finger joint painful on movement
  • Hand joint pain
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint pain
  • Pain in finger
  • Pain in finger
  • Pain in finger
  • Proximal interphalangeal joint of finger pain
  • Thumb joint - tender

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code M25.549 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • M79.643 - Pain in unspecified hand


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