ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017
M00.0 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

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Staphylococcal arthritis and polyarthritis

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Excludes2
  • infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal joint prosthesis (T84.5-)

More specific codes for Staphylococcal arthritis and polyarthritis

  • M00.00 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified joint
  • M00.01 - Staphylococcal arthritis, shoulder
    • M00.011 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right shoulder
    • M00.012 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left shoulder
    • M00.019 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified shoulder
  • M00.02 - Staphylococcal arthritis, elbow
    • M00.021 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right elbow
    • M00.022 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left elbow
    • M00.029 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified elbow
  • M00.03 - Staphylococcal arthritis, wrist
    • M00.031 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right wrist
    • M00.032 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left wrist
    • M00.039 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified wrist
  • M00.04 - Staphylococcal arthritis, hand
    • M00.041 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right hand
    • M00.042 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left hand
    • M00.049 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified hand
  • M00.05 - Staphylococcal arthritis, hip
    • M00.051 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right hip
    • M00.052 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left hip
    • M00.059 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified hip
  • M00.06 - Staphylococcal arthritis, knee
    • M00.061 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right knee
    • M00.062 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left knee
    • M00.069 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified knee
  • M00.07 - Staphylococcal arthritis, ankle and foot
    • M00.071 - Staphylococcal arthritis, right ankle and foot
    • M00.072 - Staphylococcal arthritis, left ankle and foot
    • M00.079 - Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified ankle and foot
  • M00.08 - Staphylococcal arthritis, vertebrae
  • M00.09 - Staphylococcal polyarthritis
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to M00.0 Staphylococcal arthritis and polyarthritis

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