ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Direct infection of elbow in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

  ICD-10 Code for Direct infection of right elbow in infectious & parasitic diseases classified elsewhere M01.X21

M01.X21 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M01.X21 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 13 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)
Section M00-M02 Infectious arthropathies (M00-M02)
Category M01 Direct infections of joint in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

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