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ICD-10-CM Code M53.87
Other specified dorsopathies, lumbosacral region

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

M53.87 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified dorsopathies, lumbosacral region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 720.721722723724
Source: Wikipedia

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 'M53.87 - Other specified dorsopathies, lumbosacral region'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M53.87. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Disorders of sacrum (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 M53.87 and a single ICD9 code, 724.6 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: M53.8 - Other specified dorsopathies

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