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ICD-10-CM Code M85.8
Other specified disorders of bone density and structure

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 M85.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of M85.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified disorders of bone density and structure' in more detail.


The ICD code M858 is used to code Osteosclerosis

Osteosclerosis is a type of osteopetrosis that involves abnormal hardening of bone and an elevation in bone density. It can be a pathology, normally detected on a radiograph as an area of increased opacity; that is, where more mineral is present in the bone to absorb or deflect the X-ray beam. Localized osteosclerosis can be caused by injuries that compress the bone, by osteoarthritis, and osteoma.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Codes: D010026, D015576, D008557, D001851
ICD 9 Codes: 756.52, , 733.99, 733.90

Coding Notes for M85.8 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.
Hyperostosis of bones, except skull
Osteosclerosis, acquired
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."
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis [DISH] - instead, use code M48.1
Osteosclerosis congenita - instead, use code Q77.4
Osteosclerosis fragilitas (generalista) - instead, use code Q78.2
Osteosclerosis myelofibrosis - instead, use code D75.81

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M85.8 - Other specified disorders of bone density and structure'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M85.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: M85 - Other disorders of bone density and structure

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