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Upper Extremity Diagnoses

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Common Upper Extremity Diagnoses  

 

  1. AC Joint Injury (S43.402): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose an injury of the acromioclavicular joint, which connects the upper arm bone (humerus) and collarbone (clavicle).  
  2. Arthrodesis of upper arm (S43.512): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose arthrodesis, or surgical fusion of the upper arm joint connecting the upper arm bone and shoulder blade. 
  3. Bursitis of upper arm (M70.521): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose bursitis in the upper arm, which is an inflammation of a bursa near the shoulder joint.
  4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (G56.0): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome, which is caused by compression of the median nerve in the wrist. 
  5. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (G54.2): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose cubital tunnel syndrome, which is caused by compression of the ulnar nerve in the elbow. 
  6. De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis (M65.22): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, which is an inflammatory condition affecting the tendons in the forearm at the base of the thumb. 
  7. Dislocation of the elbow (S37.101): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a dislocation of the elbow joint, which can occur because of an accident or sports injury. 
  8. Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain (S43.01): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow, which can happen because of overuse or an acute injury.
  9. Flexor Tendinitis of the wrist (M75.1): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose flexor tendinitis of the wrist, which is an inflammation of the tendons in the forearm that help move the fingers and thumb. 
  10. Fracture of olecranon process (S52.431): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a fracture of the olecranon process, which is the bony elbow joint near the upper arm bone.
  11. Frozen Shoulder (M75.3): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a frozen shoulder, which is a condition that causes pain and stiffness of the shoulder joint. 
  12. Gamekeeper’s Thumb (S55.4x2A): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose gamekeeper’s thumb, which is an injury to the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb. 
  13. Ganglion Cyst (M67.891): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a ganglion cyst, which is a fluid-filled sac that can form near the wrist or elbow joint. 
  14. Hand fractures (S62.4×1): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose fractures of the bones in the hand, which can happen because of an injury or accident. 
  15. Instability of upper arm (S43.4×9): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose instability of the upper arm, which occurs when the shoulder joint becomes loose or wobbly due to a disruption in the joint’s stability. 
  16. Labral Tear of Shoulder (S43.49): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a labral tear of the shoulder, which is an injury to the cartilage ring that surrounds the shoulder joint. 
  17. Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) (M77.21): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), which is an inflammation of the tendon near the elbow joint that causes pain on the outside of the forearm. 
  18. Ligament Sprains of Shoulder (M75.9): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose ligament sprains of the shoulder, which occur when the ligaments become stretched or torn due to an injury or trauma. 
  19. Mallet Finger (S62.20XA): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose mallet finger, which is an injury to the tendon at the end of a finger or thumb that prevents it from straightening completely. 
  20. Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow) (M77.22): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow), which is an inflammation of the tendon near the elbow joint that causes pain on the inside of the forearm. 
  21. Nail Bed Injury (S61.312A): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a nail bed injury, which is an injury to the skin under the nail that can cause pain and bleeding. 
  22. Osteoarthritis of Elbow (M19.03): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose osteoarthritis of the elbow, which is a degenerative joint condition that can cause pain and stiffness in the joints of the arm. 
  23. Olecranon bursitis (M70.313): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose olecranon bursitis, which is an inflammation of the fluid-filled sac at the back of the elbow joint that can cause pain and swelling. 
  24. Radial head fracture (S52.231A): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a radial head fracture, which is a break in the upper arm bone near the elbow joint that can cause pain and swelling. 
  25.  Raynaud’s phenomenon (I73.0): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose Raynaud’s phenomenon, which is a condition that causes the fingers or toes to go pale and cold in response to cold temperatures or stress. 
  26.  Rheumatoid arthritis of the elbow joint (M05.91): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis of the elbow joint, which is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation and pain in the joints. 
  27.  Rotator Cuff Injury or Tear (M75.2): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a rotator cuff injury or tear, which is an injury to the muscles and tendons of the shoulder joint that can cause pain and weakness in the arm or shoulder. 
  28.  Shoulder Bursitis (M75.3): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose shoulder bursitis, which is an inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs around the shoulder joint that can cause pain and stiffness in the area. 
  29. Shoulder Dislocation (S43.401A): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a shoulder dislocation, which is an injury that occurs when the upper arm bone slips out of its socket and causes pain and loss of movement in the arm or shoulder. 
  30. Shoulder Impingement Syndrome (M75.51): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose shoulder impingement syndrome, which is a condition that occurs when the rotator cuff tendons become inflamed and rub against the shoulder bones, causing pain in the area. 
  31.  Skier’s Thumb (S63.11XA): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose skier’s thumb, which is an injury to the ligament on the inside of the thumb that occurs when the thumb is bent backwards and can cause pain and swelling in the area. 
  32.  Tendonitis (M77.11): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose tendonitis, which is an inflammation of the tendons that can cause pain and swelling in the affected area. 
  33. Thumb Sprain (S63.11XA): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose a thumb sprain, which is an injury to the ligaments of the thumb that can cause pain and swelling in the area. 
  34. Trigger Finger (M65.011): This upper extremity ICD 10 code is often used to diagnose trigger finger, which is a condition that occurs when the tendons in the fingers become inflamed and cause pain and stiffness in the area. 

 

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