ICD-10-CM Code M53.8
Other specified dorsopathies
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code M53.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of M53.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified dorsopathies' in more detail.
- M53.8 Other specified dorsopathies NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M53 is used to code Spondyloarthropathy
Spondyloarthropathy or spondyloarthrosis refers to any joint disease of the vertebral column. As such, it is a class or category of diseases rather than a single, specific entity. It differs from spondylopathy, which is a disease of the vertebra itself. However, many conditions involve both spondylopathy and spondyloarthropathy.
|ICD 9 Code:||720.721722723724|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M53.8 - Other specified dorsopathies'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M53.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.