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ICD-10-CM Code M35.5
Multifocal fibrosclerosis

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

M35.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of multifocal fibrosclerosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code M355 is used to code Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) or nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD) is a rare and serious syndrome that involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes, and internal organs. The first cases were identified in 1997 and its cause is not fully understood. However, evidence suggests NSF is associated with exposure to gadolinium (with gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents being frequently used as contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)) in patients with severe kidney failure. Epidemiological studies suggest that the incidence of NSF is unrelated to gender, race, or age and it is not thought to have a genetic basis. A registry for NSF has identified about 335 cases as of 2011.

ICD 9 Code: 710.8
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MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders with CC.
  • DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M35.5 - Multifocal fibrosclerosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M35.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other specified diffuse diseases of connective tissue (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 M35.5 and a single ICD9 code, 710.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M35 - Other systemic involvement of connective tissue

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