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ICD-10-CM Code M51.16
Intervertebral disc disorders with radiculopathy, lumbar region

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

M51.16 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of intervertebral disc disorders with radiculopathy, lumbar region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code M51 is used to code Intervertebral disc disorder

A intervertebral disc disorder is a condition that involves deterioration, herniation, or other dysfunction of an intervertebral disc.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 722

Cervical vertebra with intervertebral disc

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems with MCC.
  • DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Neuritis AND/OR radiculitis due to displacement of lumbar intervertebral disc (disorder)
  • Prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc with sciatica (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M51.16 - Intervertebral disc disorders with radiculopathy, lumbar region'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M51.16. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other and unspecified disc disorder, lumbar region (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 M51.16 and a single ICD9 code, 722.93 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M51.1 - Thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders with radiculopathy

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