AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; ICD-10-CM NEW/REVISED CODES

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Codes at subcategory M26.6, Temporomandibular joint disorders, have been expanded to allow the reporting of laterality for temporomandibular (TMJ) disorders. Subcategories M26.60, Temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified, M26.61, Adhesions and ankylosis of temporomandibular joint, M26.62, Arthralgia of temporomandibular joint, and M26.63, Articular disc disorder of temporomandibular joint, have all been expanded to allow the capturing of right, left, bilateral or unspecified side of TMJ disorder(s). The temporomandibular joints are points of attachment of the lower jaw to the temporal bones of the skull. There are two joints on each side of the face just in...

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