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ICD-10-CM Code M53.3
Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified

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

M53.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code M533 is used to code Coccydynia

Coccydynia is a medical term meaning pain in the coccyx or tailbone area, usually brought on by sitting too abruptly.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 724.79
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M53.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M53.3 - Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M53.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Sacralgia (M53.3)
Sacrodynia (M53.3)
Coccydynia, coccygodynia (M53.3)


Disorders of sacrum (approximate match)
Unspecified disorder of coccyx (approximate match)
Other disorders of coccyx (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 M53.3 and a single ICD9 code, 724.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M53 - Other and unspecified dorsopathies, not elsewhere classified

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