ICD-10-CM Code M25.649

Stiffness of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M25.649 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of stiffness of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M25.649 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like active range of thumb abduction - finding, active range of thumb abduction - finding, active range of thumb adduction - finding, active range of thumb adduction - finding, active range of thumb extension - finding, active range of thumb extension - finding, etc

ICD-10:M25.649
Short Description:Stiffness of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified
Long Description:Stiffness of unspecified hand, not elsewhere classified

Synonyms

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

  • Active range of thumb abduction - finding
  • Active range of thumb abduction - finding
  • Active range of thumb adduction - finding
  • Active range of thumb adduction - finding
  • Active range of thumb extension - finding
  • Active range of thumb extension - finding
  • Active range of thumb flexion - finding
  • Active range of thumb flexion - finding
  • Active range of thumb opposition - finding
  • Active range of thumb opposition - finding
  • Ankylosis of joint of hand
  • Decreased active range of thumb abduction
  • Decreased active range of thumb adduction
  • Decreased active range of thumb extension
  • Decreased active range of thumb flexion
  • Decreased active range of thumb opposition
  • Decreased passive range of thumb abduction
  • Decreased passive range of thumb adduction
  • Decreased passive range of thumb extension
  • Decreased passive range of thumb flexion
  • Decreased passive range of thumb opposition
  • Decreased range of thumb movement
  • Finger joint stiff
  • Hand joint stiff
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint stiff
  • No active range of thumb abduction
  • No active range of thumb adduction
  • No active range of thumb extension
  • No active range of thumb flexion
  • No active range of thumb opposition
  • No passive range of thumb abduction
  • No passive range of thumb adduction
  • No passive range of thumb extension
  • No passive range of thumb flexion
  • No passive range of thumb opposition
  • No thumb movement
  • Passive range of thumb abduction - finding
  • Passive range of thumb abduction - finding
  • Passive range of thumb adduction - finding
  • Passive range of thumb adduction - finding
  • Passive range of thumb extension - finding
  • Passive range of thumb extension - finding
  • Passive range of thumb flexion - finding
  • Passive range of thumb flexion - finding
  • Passive range of thumb opposition - finding
  • Passive range of thumb opposition - finding
  • Thumb joint stiff
  • Thumb stiffness, brachydactyly, intellectual disability syndrome

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M25.649 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.

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

Convert M25.649 to ICD-9

  • 719.54 - Jt stiffness 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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