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Choosing a Metatarsalgia Dx

Question: What are the ICD-10 options for reporting metatarsalgia? Florida Subscriber Answer: Your ICD-10 options for reporting metatarsalgia are as follows: M77.40 (Metatarsalgia, unspecified foot) M77.41 (Metatarsalgia, right foot) M77.42 (Metatarsalgia, left foot). When a patient has metatarsalgia the ball of his foot, the metatarsal, becomes painful and inflamed. Metatarsalgia may result in pain, tenderness, and swelling. Some causes of [...]