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ICD-10-CM Code M86.8X3
Other osteomyelitis, forearm

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

M86.8X3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other osteomyelitis, forearm. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code M868 is used to code Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is inflammation of the sesamoid bones.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: 733.99, 730.1
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #539-541 - Osteomyelitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #539-541 - Osteomyelitis with CC.
  • DRG Group #539-541 - Osteomyelitis without CC or MCC.


Chronic osteomyelitis, forearm (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 M86.8X3 and a single ICD9 code, 730.13 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M86.8 - Other osteomyelitis

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