ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M25.50

Pain in unspecified joint

Diagnosis Code M25.50

ICD-10: M25.50
Short Description: Pain in unspecified joint
Long Description: Pain in unspecified joint
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.50

Valid for Submission
The code M25.50 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other joint disorders (M20-M25)
      • Other joint disorder, not elsewhere classified (M25)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M25.50 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 555 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
  • 556 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Facet joint pain
  • Joint pain
  • Joint pain of pelvic region
  • Joint tenderness
  • Multiple joint pain
  • On examination - joint movement
  • On examination - joint movement painful
  • Pain on joint movement
  • Pain on passive stretch of joint
  • Painful swelling of joint
  • Rubella arthralgia
  • Tibiofibular joint pain

Information for Patients


Joint Disorders

A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including

  • Arthritis - inflammation of a joint. It causes pain, stiffness, and swelling. Over time, the joint can become severely damaged.
  • Bursitis - inflammation of a fluid-filled sac that cushions the joint
  • Dislocations - injuries that force the ends of the bones out of position

Treatment of joint problems depends on the cause. If you have a sports injury, treatment often begins with the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) method to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing. Other possible treatments include pain relievers, keeping the injured area from moving, rehabilitation, and sometimes surgery. For arthritis, injuries, or other diseases, you may need joint replacement surgery to remove the damaged joint and put in a new one.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Hypermobile joints (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Joint pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Joint swelling (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Joint x-ray (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Limited range of motion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Steroid injections - tendon, bursa, joint (Medical Encyclopedia)


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Pain

Pain is a feeling triggered in the nervous system. Pain may be sharp or dull. It may come and go, or it may be constant. You may feel pain in one area of your body, such as your back, abdomen, chest, or pelvis. Or you may feel pain all over, such as when your muscles ache from the flu.

Pain can be helpful in diagnosing a problem. Without pain, you might seriously hurt yourself without knowing it, or you might not realize you have a medical problem that needs treatment. Once you take care of the problem, pain usually goes away. However, sometimes pain goes on for weeks, months or even years. This is called chronic pain. Sometimes chronic pain is due to an ongoing cause, such as cancer or arthritis. Sometimes the cause is unknown.

Fortunately, there are many ways to treat pain. Treatment varies depending on the cause of pain. Pain relievers, acupuncture, and sometimes surgery are helpful.

  • Aches and pains during pregnancy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Neuralgia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Palliative care - managing pain (Medical Encyclopedia)


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