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ICD-10-CM Code M83
Adult osteomalacia

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M83 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of M83 that describes the diagnosis 'adult osteomalacia' in more detail.


The ICD code M83 is used to code Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia is the softening of the bones caused by defective bone mineralization secondary to inadequate levels of available phosphate and calcium, or because of overactive resorption of calcium from the bone which can be caused by hyperparathyroidism (which causes hypercalcemia). Osteomalacia in children is known as rickets, and because of this, use of the term "osteomalacia" is often restricted to the milder, adult form of the disease. Signs and symptoms can include diffuse body pains, muscle weakness, and fragility of the bones.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D010018
ICD 9 Code: 268.2

Coding Notes for M83 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Infantile and juvenile osteomalacia - instead, use code E55.0
Renal osteodystrophy - instead, use code N25.0
Rickets (active) - instead, use code E55.0
Rickets (active) sequelae - instead, use code E64.3
Vitamin D-resistant osteomalacia - instead, use code E83.3
Vitamin D-resistant rickets (active) - instead, use code E83.3

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/M83