2022 ICD-10-CM Code M92.5

Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:M92.5
Short Description:Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
Long Description:Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula

Code Classification

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

M92.5 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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 Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula

Non-specific codes like M92.5 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 juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.50 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.501 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, right leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.502 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, left leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.503 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, bilateral leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.509 for Unspecified juvenile osteochondrosis, unspecified leg
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.51 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.511 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia, right leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.512 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia, left leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.513 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.519 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of proximal tibia, unspecified leg
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.52 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia tubercle
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.521 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia tubercle, right leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.522 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia tubercle, left leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.523 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia tubercle, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.529 for Juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia tubercle, unspecified leg
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - M92.59 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.591 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula, right leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.592 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula, left leg
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.593 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use M92.599 for Other juvenile osteochondrosis of tibia and fibula, unspecified leg

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)