ICD-10-CM Code M51.44
Schmorl's nodes, thoracic region
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult OnlyCode is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
M51.44 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of schmorl's nodes, thoracic region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||722.30|
X-ray image of Schmorl's nodes in the lumbar spine
- DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems with MCC.
- DRG Group #551-552 - Medical back problems without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Schmorl's nodes of thoracic region (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M51.44 - Schmorl's nodes, thoracic region'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 M51.44 and a single ICD9 code, 722.31 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.