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ICD-10-CM Code M34
Systemic sclerosis [scleroderma]

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M34 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of M34 that describes the diagnosis 'systemic sclerosis [scleroderma]' in more detail.


The ICD code M34 is used to code Scleroderma

Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease characterised by hardening (sclero) of the skin (derma). In the more severe form, it also affects internal organs.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: 701.0, 710.1

Morphea

Coding Notes for M34 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Circumscribed scleroderma - instead, use code L94.0
Neonatal scleroderma - instead, use code P83.8

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/M34