ICD-10-CM Code M54.16
Radiculopathy, lumbar region
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M54.16 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of radiculopathy, lumbar region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M541 is used to code Radiculopathy
Radiculopathy refers to a set of conditions in which one or more nerves are affected and do not work properly (a neuropathy). The location of the injury is at the level of the nerve root (radix = "root"). This can result in pain (radicular pain), weakness, numbness, or difficulty controlling specific muscles.
|MeSH Codes:||D011843, D011843, D011843|
|ICD 9 Codes:||723.4, 724.4, 729.2|
C6-C7 is the most common location for radiculopathy in the neck
- 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 'M54.16 - Radiculopathy, lumbar 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 M54.16 and a single ICD9 code, 724.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.