ICD-10-CM Code G57.6
Lesion of plantar nerve
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code G57.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of G57.6 that describes the diagnosis 'lesion of plantar nerve' in more detail.
- G57.6 Lesion of plantar nerve NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code G576 is used to code Morton's neuroma
Morton's neuroma (also known as Morton neuroma, Morton's metatarsalgia, Intermetatarsal neuroma and Intermetatarsal space neuroma.) is a benign neuroma of an intermetatarsal plantar nerve, most commonly of the second and third intermetatarsal spaces (between 2nd−3rd and 3rd−4th metatarsal heads), which results in the entrapment of the affected nerve. The main symptoms are pain and/or numbness, sometimes relieved by removing footwear.
|ICD 9 Code:||355.6|
The plantar nerves.
Coding Notes for G57.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Morton's metatarsalgia
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Morton's metatarsalgia (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G57.6 - Lesion of plantar nerve'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G57.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.