ICD-10-CM Code M67.844

Other specified disorders of tendon, left hand

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M67.844 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified disorders of tendon, left hand. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M67.844 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like adhesion of tendon of hand, adhesion of tendon of left hand, bilateral tendinitis of extensor tendon of hands, bilateral tendinitis of flexor tendon of hands, bilateral tendinitis of hands, tendinitis of extensor tendon of hand, etc

ICD-10:M67.844
Short Description:Other specified disorders of tendon, left hand
Long Description:Other specified disorders of tendon, left hand

Synonyms

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

  • Adhesion of tendon of hand
  • Adhesion of tendon of left hand
  • Bilateral tendinitis of extensor tendon of hands
  • Bilateral tendinitis of flexor tendon of hands
  • Bilateral tendinitis of hands
  • Tendinitis of extensor tendon of hand
  • Tendinitis of extensor tendon of left hand
  • Tendinitis of extensor tendon of right hand
  • Tendinitis of flexor tendon of hand
  • Tendinitis of flexor tendon of left hand
  • Tendinitis of flexor tendon of right hand
  • Tendinitis of left hand
  • Tendinitis of right hand

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M67.844 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.

  • 557 - TENDONITIS, MYOSITIS AND BURSITIS WITH MCC
  • 558 - TENDONITIS, MYOSITIS AND BURSITIS WITHOUT MCC

Convert M67.844 to ICD-9

  • 727.89 - Synov/tend/bursa dis NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Disorders of synovium and tendon (M65-M67)
      • Other disorders of synovium and tendon (M67)

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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