Right elbow infective bursitis M71121 Other infective bursitis right elbow

Right elbow infective bursitis m71121 other infective

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Right elbow infective bursitis M71.121 Other infective bursitis, right elbow Explanation: Most of the codes within chapter 13 have site and laterality designations. The site represents the bone, joint, or the muscle involved. Rheumatoid arthritis of multiple sites without rheumatoid factor M06.09 Rheumatoid arthritis without rheumatoid factor, multiple sites Explanation: For some conditions where more than one bone, joint or muscle is usually involved, such as osteoarthritis, there is a “multiple sites” code available. Osteomyelitis of the fourth thoracic and second lumbar vertebrae M46.24 Osteomyelitis of vertebra, thoracic region M46.26 Osteomyelitis of vertebra, lumbar region Explanation: For categories without a multiple site code and more than one bone, joint, or muscle is involved, multiple codes should be used to indicate the different sites involved. Idiopathic avascular necrosis of the femoral head of the left hip joint M87.052 Idiopathic aseptic necrosis of left femur Explanation: For certain conditions such as avascular necrosis, the bone may be affected at the joint, but the site designation is the bone, not the joint. Acute traumatic bucket handle tear of right medial meniscus S83.211A Bucket-handle tear of medial meniscus, current injury, right knee, initial encounter Explanation: Any current, acute injury is not coded in chapter 13. It should instead be coded to the appropriate injury code from chapter 19. Old bucket handle tear of right medial meniscus M23.203 Derangement of unspecified medial meniscus due to old tear or injury, right knee Explanation: Chronic or recurrent conditions should generally be coded with a code from chapter 13. Pathologic fracture of left foot, unknown cause, currently under active treatment by a follow-up provider M84.475A Pathological fracture, left foot, initial encounter for fracture Explanation: Seventh character A is for use as long as the patient is receiving active treatment for a pathologic fracture. Examples of active treatment are surgical treatment, emergency department encounter, evaluation, and continuing treatment by the same or a different physician. The seventh character is based on whether the patient is undergoing active treatment and not whether the provider is seeing the patient for the first time. Age-related osteoporosis with healed osteoporotic fracture of the lumbar vertebra M81.0 Age-related osteoporosis without current pathological fracture Z87.310 Personal history of (healed) osteoporosis fracture Explanation: Category M81 is used for patients with osteoporosis who do not currently have a pathologic fracture due to the osteoporosis. To report a previous (healed) fracture, status code Z87.310 Personal history of (healed) osteoporosis fracture, should follow the code from M81. Disuse osteoporosis with current fracture of right shoulder sustained lifting a grocery bag, initial encounter M80.811A Other osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, right shoulder, initial encounter for fracture Explanation: A code from category M80, not a traumatic fracture code,
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