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ICD-10-CM Code G54.4
Lumbosacral root disorders, not elsewhere classified

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

G54.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of lumbosacral root disorders, not elsewhere classified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code G54 is used to code Radiculopathy

Radiculopathy refers to a set of conditions in which one or more nerves are affected and do not work properly (a neuropathy). The location of the injury is at the level of the nerve root (radix = "root"). This can result in pain (radicular pain), weakness, numbness, or difficulty controlling specific muscles.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Codes: D011843, D011843, D011843
ICD 9 Codes: 723.4, 724.4, 729.2

C6-C7 is the most common location for radiculopathy in the neck

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Compression of lumbar nerve root (disorder)
  • Compression of sacral nerve root (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G54.4 - Lumbosacral root disorders, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G54.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Lumbosacral root lesions, not elsewhere classified (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code G54.4 and a single ICD9 code, 353.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: G54 - Nerve root and plexus disorders

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