Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: M72.1

Short Description: Knuckle pads

Long Description: Knuckle pads

The code M72.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)
      • Fibroblastic disorders (M72)
        • M72.1 Knuckle pads

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Bilateral knuckle pad of hands
  • Congenital leukonychia
  • Knuckle pad of left hand
  • Knuckle pad of right hand
  • Knuckle pads
  • Knuckle pads, deafness AND leukonychia syndrome

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code M72.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Tendonitis, Myositis And Bursitis With Mcc (557)
  • Tendonitis, Myositis And Bursitis Without Mcc (558)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
M72.1 Right Arrow 728.79 Fibromatoses NEC

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
M72 Fibroblastic disorders
M72.0 Palmar fascial fibromatosis [Dupuytren]
M72.2 Plantar fascial fibromatosis
M72.4 Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis
M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders
M72.9 Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021