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

See: Postinfective and reactive arthropathies

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Postinfective and reactive arthropathies

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Code First
  • congenital syphilis [Clutton's joints] (A50.5)
  • enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica (A04.6)
  • infective endocarditis (I33.0)
  • underlying disease, such as:
  • viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
Excludes1
  • Behçet's disease (M35.2)
  • direct infections of joint in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere (M01.-)
  • mumps arthritis (B26.85)
  • postmeningococcal arthritis (A39.84)
  • rheumatic fever (I00)
  • rubella arthritis (B06.82)
  • syphilis arthritis (late) (A52.77)
  • tabetic arthropathy [Charcôt's] (A52.16)

More specific codes for Postinfective and reactive arthropathies

  • M02.0 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass
    • M02.00 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified site
    • M02.01 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, shoulder
      • M02.011 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right shoulder
      • M02.012 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left shoulder
      • M02.019 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified shoulder
    • M02.02 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, elbow
      • M02.021 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right elbow
      • M02.022 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left elbow
      • M02.029 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified elbow
    • M02.03 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, wrist
      • M02.031 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right wrist
      • M02.032 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left wrist
      • M02.039 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified wrist
    • M02.04 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, hand
      • M02.041 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right hand
      • M02.042 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left hand
      • M02.049 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified hand
    • M02.05 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, hip
      • M02.051 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right hip
      • M02.052 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left hip
      • M02.059 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified hip
    • M02.06 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, knee
      • M02.061 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right knee
      • M02.062 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left knee
      • M02.069 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified knee
    • M02.07 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, ankle and foot
      • M02.071 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, right ankle and foot
      • M02.072 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, left ankle and foot
      • M02.079 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, unspecified ankle and foot
    • M02.08 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, vertebrae
    • M02.09 - Arthropathy following intestinal bypass, multiple sites
  • M02.1 - Postdysenteric arthropathy
    • M02.10 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified site
    • M02.11 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, shoulder
      • M02.111 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right shoulder
      • M02.112 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left shoulder
      • M02.119 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified shoulder
    • M02.12 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, elbow
      • M02.121 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right elbow
      • M02.122 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left elbow
      • M02.129 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified elbow
    • M02.13 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, wrist
      • M02.131 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right wrist
      • M02.132 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left wrist
      • M02.139 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified wrist
    • M02.14 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, hand
      • M02.141 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right hand
      • M02.142 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left hand
      • M02.149 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified hand
    • M02.15 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, hip
      • M02.151 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right hip
      • M02.152 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left hip
      • M02.159 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified hip
    • M02.16 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, knee
      • M02.161 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right knee
      • M02.162 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left knee
      • M02.169 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified knee
    • M02.17 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, ankle and foot
      • M02.171 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, right ankle and foot
      • M02.172 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, left ankle and foot
      • M02.179 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, unspecified ankle and foot
    • M02.18 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, vertebrae
    • M02.19 - Postdysenteric arthropathy, multiple sites
  • M02.2 - Postimmunization arthropathy
    • M02.20 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified site
    • M02.21 - Postimmunization arthropathy, shoulder
      • M02.211 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right shoulder
      • M02.212 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left shoulder
      • M02.219 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified shoulder
    • M02.22 - Postimmunization arthropathy, elbow
      • M02.221 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right elbow
      • M02.222 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left elbow
      • M02.229 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified elbow
    • M02.23 - Postimmunization arthropathy, wrist
      • M02.231 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right wrist
      • M02.232 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left wrist
      • M02.239 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified wrist
    • M02.24 - Postimmunization arthropathy, hand
      • M02.241 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right hand
      • M02.242 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left hand
      • M02.249 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified hand
    • M02.25 - Postimmunization arthropathy, hip
      • M02.251 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right hip
      • M02.252 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left hip
      • M02.259 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified hip
    • M02.26 - Postimmunization arthropathy, knee
      • M02.261 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right knee
      • M02.262 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left knee
      • M02.269 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified knee
    • M02.27 - Postimmunization arthropathy, ankle and foot
      • M02.271 - Postimmunization arthropathy, right ankle and foot
      • M02.272 - Postimmunization arthropathy, left ankle and foot
      • M02.279 - Postimmunization arthropathy, unspecified ankle and foot
    • M02.28 - Postimmunization arthropathy, vertebrae
    • M02.29 - Postimmunization arthropathy, multiple sites
  • M02.3 - Reiter's disease
    • M02.30 - Reiter's disease, unspecified site
    • M02.31 - Reiter's disease, shoulder
      • M02.311 - Reiter's disease, right shoulder
      • M02.312 - Reiter's disease, left shoulder
      • M02.319 - Reiter's disease, unspecified shoulder
    • M02.32 - Reiter's disease, elbow
      • M02.321 - Reiter's disease, right elbow
      • M02.322 - Reiter's disease, left elbow
      • M02.329 - Reiter's disease, unspecified elbow
    • M02.33 - Reiter's disease, wrist
      • M02.331 - Reiter's disease, right wrist
      • M02.332 - Reiter's disease, left wrist
      • M02.339 - Reiter's disease, unspecified wrist
    • M02.34 - Reiter's disease, hand
      • M02.341 - Reiter's disease, right hand
      • M02.342 - Reiter's disease, left hand
      • M02.349 - Reiter's disease, unspecified hand
    • M02.35 - Reiter's disease, hip
      • M02.351 - Reiter's disease, right hip
      • M02.352 - Reiter's disease, left hip
      • M02.359 - Reiter's disease, unspecified hip
    • M02.36 - Reiter's disease, knee
      • M02.361 - Reiter's disease, right knee
      • M02.362 - Reiter's disease, left knee
      • M02.369 - Reiter's disease, unspecified knee
    • M02.37 - Reiter's disease, ankle and foot
      • M02.371 - Reiter's disease, right ankle and foot
      • M02.372 - Reiter's disease, left ankle and foot
      • M02.379 - Reiter's disease, unspecified ankle and foot
    • M02.38 - Reiter's disease, vertebrae
    • M02.39 - Reiter's disease, multiple sites
  • M02.8 - Other reactive arthropathies
    • M02.80 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified site
    • M02.81 - Other reactive arthropathies, shoulder
      • M02.811 - Other reactive arthropathies, right shoulder
      • M02.812 - Other reactive arthropathies, left shoulder
      • M02.819 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified shoulder
    • M02.82 - Other reactive arthropathies, elbow
      • M02.821 - Other reactive arthropathies, right elbow
      • M02.822 - Other reactive arthropathies, left elbow
      • M02.829 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified elbow
    • M02.83 - Other reactive arthropathies, wrist
      • M02.831 - Other reactive arthropathies, right wrist
      • M02.832 - Other reactive arthropathies, left wrist
      • M02.839 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified wrist
    • M02.84 - Other reactive arthropathies, hand
      • M02.841 - Other reactive arthropathies, right hand
      • M02.842 - Other reactive arthropathies, left hand
      • M02.849 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified hand
    • M02.85 - Other reactive arthropathies, hip
      • M02.851 - Other reactive arthropathies, right hip
      • M02.852 - Other reactive arthropathies, left hip
      • M02.859 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified hip
    • M02.86 - Other reactive arthropathies, knee
      • M02.861 - Other reactive arthropathies, right knee
      • M02.862 - Other reactive arthropathies, left knee
      • M02.869 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified knee
    • M02.87 - Other reactive arthropathies, ankle and foot
      • M02.871 - Other reactive arthropathies, right ankle and foot
      • M02.872 - Other reactive arthropathies, left ankle and foot
      • M02.879 - Other reactive arthropathies, unspecified ankle and foot
    • M02.88 - Other reactive arthropathies, vertebrae
    • M02.89 - Other reactive arthropathies, multiple sites
  • M02.9 - Reactive arthropathy, unspecified
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