10 icd code for right knee pain

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M25. 561 Pain in right knee - ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes.

What is the ICD 10 code for right knee pain?

The ICD 10 Code for right knee pain is M25.561. It is a billable code and it is required for the diagnosis and treatment of the condition. The code became effective on October 1, 2018, even though it may be revised in the future. Just so you don’t get confused, this is the American version of ICD 10 code for right knee pain.

What causes pain in the right knee?

The varieties most likely to affect the knee include:

  • Osteoarthritis. Sometimes called degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. ...
  • Rheumatoid arthritis. The most debilitating form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can affect almost any joint in your body, including your knees. ...
  • Gout. ...
  • Pseudogout. ...
  • Septic arthritis. ...

What is the diagnosis code for bilateral knee pain?

  • Bilateral disorder of patellofemoral joints
  • Bilateral osteoarthritis of knees
  • Bilateral patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of left patellofemoral joint
  • Osteoarthritis of right patellofemoral joint
  • Patellofemoral osteoarthritis
  • Primary gonarthrosis, bilateral

What is the CPT code for right knee pain?

  • The procedure code (CPT code) 20610 may be billed for the intraarticular injection. ...
  • If an aspiration and an injection procedure are performed at the same session, bill only one unit for CPT code 20610.
  • When additional substances are concomitantly administered (e.g. ...

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What is the diagnosis code for Pain in the knee?

M25. 569 - Pain in unspecified knee. ICD-10-CM.

What is the ICD 9 code for right knee pain?

ICD-9 Code 719.49 -Pain in joint involving multiple sites- Codify by AAPC.

What is the ICD-10-CM code for left knee pain?

M25. 562 Pain in left knee - ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes.

What is the ICD-10-CM code for bilateral knee pain?

There is no bilateral code for knee pain in ICD-10-CM; therefore, two codes are necessary to indicate both knees are affected. The fact that the knee pain is chronic is not addressed in the codes for knee pain. Codes in category G89 in ICD-10-CM are for Pain, not elsewhere classified, including acute and chronic pain.

What is the ICD 10 code for joint pain?

M25. 50 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM M25.

What is the ICD 10 code for right leg pain?

ICD-10 code M79. 604 for Pain in right leg is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Soft tissue disorders .

What is the ICD-10 code for injury to knee?

Superficial injury of knee and lower leg ICD-10-CM S80. 912A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):

What is ICD-10 code for left knee strain?

ICD-10-CM Code for Sprain of unspecified site of left knee S83. 92.

What is the ICD-10 code for right knee swelling?

M25. 461 - Effusion, right knee. ICD-10-CM.

What is the ICD-10 code for leg pain?


What is the ICD-10 code for right knee osteoarthritis?

ICD-10-CM Code for Unilateral primary osteoarthritis, right knee M17. 11.

What is bilateral knee pain?

Bilateral knee pain is the name for pain in both of a person's knees. Bilateral knee pain is usually the result of arthritis. Different forms of arthritis, including osteoarthritis and gout, can cause this issue. Swelling, joint stiffness, and mobility issues can all present alongside bilateral knee pain.

Symptoms and Causes

Knee pain can be mild, moderate or severe. The reasons for pain can vary such as injury, overuse, infection and inflammation. Sometimes there may be swelling and redness depends on the cause. We need to visit doctor as per the severity and as per how long the pain lasts.

Tests and Diagnosis

Physician will do extremity examination to check if there is any swelling, inflammation or injury. There may be need of radiological tests (X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound) or arthrocentesis (lab analysis of knee joint fluid) for further evaluation to check for infections or injury to tendon or ligament.

ICD 10 Code for Knee Pain and guidelines

ICD 10 Code for knee pain is found in chapter 13 of ICD-10 CM manual – diseases of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue, code range M00 – M99

The ICD code M255 is used to code Arthralgia

Arthralgia (from Greek arthro-, joint + -algos, pain) literally means joint pain; it is a symptom of injury, infection, illnesses (in particular arthritis) or an allergic reaction to medication.

MS-DRG Mapping

DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC.


This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code M25.561 and a single ICD9 code, 719.46 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.