Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term hydrarthrosis to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Hydrarthrosis - See Also: Effusion, joint;
    • gonococcal - A54.42 Gonococcal arthritis
    • intermittent - M12.40 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, unspecified site
      • ankle - M12.47 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, ankle and foot
      • elbow - M12.42 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, elbow
      • foot joint - M12.47 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, ankle and foot
      • hand joint - M12.44 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, hand
      • hip - M12.45 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, hip
      • knee - M12.46 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, knee
      • multiple site - M12.49 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, multiple sites
      • shoulder - M12.41 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, shoulder
      • specified joint NEC - M12.48 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, other site
      • wrist - M12.43 Intermittent hydrarthrosis, wrist
    • of yaws (early) (late) - See Also: subcategory M14.8-; - A66.6 Bone and joint lesions of yaws
    • syphilitic (late) - A52.77 Syphilis of bone and joint
      • congenital - A50.55 Late congenital syphilitic arthropathy

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to hydrarthrosis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Ankle: The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.

Elbow: Region of the body immediately surrounding and including the ELBOW JOINT.

Foot Joints: The articulations extending from the ANKLE distally to the TOES. These include the ANKLE JOINT; TARSAL JOINTS; METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and TOE JOINT.

Hip: The projecting part on each side of the body, formed by the side of the pelvis and the top portion of the femur.

Knee: A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.

Shoulder: Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.

Wrist: The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.