2021 ICD-10-CM Code M92

Other juvenile osteochondrosis

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:M92
Short Description:Other juvenile osteochondrosis
Long Description:Other juvenile osteochondrosis

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Chondropathies (M91-M94)
      • Other juvenile osteochondrosis (M92)

M92 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other juvenile osteochondrosis. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Other juvenile osteochondrosis

Non-specific codes like M92 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for other juvenile osteochondrosis:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.0 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of humerus
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.00 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of humerus, unspecified arm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.01 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of humerus, right arm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.02 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of humerus, left arm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.1 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of radius and ulna
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.10 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of radius and ulna, unspecified arm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.11 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of radius and ulna, right arm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.12 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of radius and ulna, left arm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.2 for Juvenile osteochondrosis, hand
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.20 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, hand
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.21 for Osteochondrosis (juvenile) of carpal lunate [Kienbock]
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.22 for Osteochondrosis (juvenile) of metacarpal heads [Mauclaire]
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.29 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, hand
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.3 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, upper limb
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.30 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified upper limb
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.31 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, right upper limb
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.32 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis, left upper limb
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.4 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of patella
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.40 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of patella, unspecified knee
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.41 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of patella, right knee
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.42 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of patella, left knee
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.5 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.50 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.51 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.52 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia tubercle
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.59 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.6 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tarsus
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.60 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tarsus, unspecified ankle
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.61 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tarsus, right ankle
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.62 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tarsus, left ankle
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.7 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of metatarsus
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.70 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of metatarsus, unspecified foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.71 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of metatarsus, right foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.72 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of metatarsus, left foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.8 for Other specified juvenile osteochondrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.9 for Juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified

Clinical Information

Information for Patients


Bone Diseases

Your bones help you move, give you shape and support your body. They are living tissues that rebuild constantly throughout your life. During childhood and your teens, your body adds new bone faster than it removes old bone. After about age 20, you can lose bone faster than you make bone. To have strong bones when you are young, and to prevent bone loss when you are older, you need to get enough calcium, vitamin D, and exercise. You should also avoid smoking and drinking too much alcohol.

Bone diseases can make bones easy to break. Different kinds of bone problems include

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)