ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M25.562

Pain in left knee

Diagnosis Code M25.562

ICD-10: M25.562
Short Description: Pain in left knee
Long Description: Pain in left knee
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M25.562

Valid for Submission
The code M25.562 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 M25.562 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Bilateral knee pain
  • Pain in bilateral legs
  • Pain in left knee
  • Pain in right knee

Information for Patients

Knee Injuries and Disorders

Your knee joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the knee joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased, you have knee problems. Knee problems can cause pain and difficulty walking.

Knee problems are very common, and they occur in people of all ages. Knee problems can interfere with many things, from participation in sports to simply getting up from a chair and walking. This can have a big impact on your life.

The most common disease affecting the knee is osteoarthritis. The cartilage in the knee gradually wears away, causing pain and swelling.

Injuries to ligaments and tendons also cause knee problems. A common injury is to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). You usually injure your ACL by a sudden twisting motion. ACL and other knee injuries are common sports injuries.

Treatment of knee problems depends on the cause. In some cases your doctor may recommend knee replacement.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • ACL reconstruction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anterior crucate ligament (ACL) injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Anterior knee pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
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  • Collateral ligament (CL) injury -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Getting your home ready - knee or hip surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Knee arthroscopy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Knee MRI scan (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Knee pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Meniscus tears -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease (Medical Encyclopedia)



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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