ICD-10-CM Code G54.9
Nerve root and plexus disorder, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G54.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nerve root and plexus disorder, unspecified. 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.
|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
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G54.9 - Nerve root and plexus disorder, unspecified'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 353.9 was previously used, G54.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.