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

See: Traumatic arthropathy, hand

  ICD-10 Code for Traumatic arthropathy, unspecified hand M12.549

M12.549 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M12.549 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 13 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)
Section M05-M14 Inflammatory polyarthropathies (M05-M14)
Category M12 Other and unspecified arthropathy

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