ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
M12.8 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified

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Inclusion Term
  • Transient arthropathy

More specific codes for Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified

  • M12.80 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified site
  • M12.81 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, shoulder
    • M12.811 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right shoulder
    • M12.812 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left shoulder
    • M12.819 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified shoulder
  • M12.82 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, elbow
    • M12.821 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right elbow
    • M12.822 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left elbow
    • M12.829 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified elbow
  • M12.83 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, wrist
    • M12.831 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right wrist
    • M12.832 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left wrist
    • M12.839 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified wrist
  • M12.84 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, hand
    • M12.841 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right hand
    • M12.842 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left hand
    • M12.849 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified hand
  • M12.85 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, hip
    • M12.851 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right hip
    • M12.852 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left hip
    • M12.859 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified hip
  • M12.86 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, knee
    • M12.861 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right knee
    • M12.862 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left knee
    • M12.869 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified knee
  • M12.87 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, ankle and foot
    • M12.871 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, right ankle and foot
    • M12.872 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, left ankle and foot
    • M12.879 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, unspecified ankle and foot
  • M12.88 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, other specified site
  • M12.89 - Other specific arthropathies, not elsewhere classified, multiple sites
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