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ICD-10 Code for Unilateral post-traumatic osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint

M18.3

ICD-10 code M18.3 for Unilateral post-traumatic osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Arthropathies .

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Unilateral post-traumatic osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint
Post-traumatic osteoarthritis of first carpometacarpal joint NOS
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ICD-9-CM↔ICD-10-CM
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