ICD-10-CM Code G57.10
Meralgia paresthetica, unspecified lower limb
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G57.10 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of meralgia paresthetica, unspecified lower limb. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G571 is used to code Meralgia paraesthetica
Meralgia paresthetica or Meralgia paraesthetica (UK/Australian spelling) (me-ral'-gee-a par-es-thet'-i-ka) (or Bernhardt-Roth syndrome), is numbness or pain in the outer thigh not caused by injury to the thigh, but by injury to a nerve that extends from the thigh to the spinal column.
|ICD 9 Code:||355.1|
Innervation of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh (shaded area) on right leg.
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 G57.10 and a single ICD9 code, 355.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.