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ICD-10-CM Code M51.4
Schmorl's nodes

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 M51.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of M51.4 that describes the diagnosis 'schmorl's nodes' in more detail.

The ICD code M514 is used to code Schmorl's nodes

Schmorl's nodes or Schmorl's nodules are protrusions of the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc through the vertebral body endplate and into the adjacent vertebra.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 722.30

X-ray image of Schmorl's nodes in the lumbar spine

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M51.4 - Schmorl's nodes'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M51.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: M51 - Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders

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