2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M34

Systemic sclerosis [scleroderma]

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M34. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • circumscribed scleroderma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L94.0

    Localized scleroderma [morphea]

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Circumscribed scleroderma
    L94.0
    )
  • neonatal scleroderma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P83.8

    Other specified conditions of integument specific to newborn

      2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    P83.8
    )
The following code(s) above M34 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to M34:
  • M00-M99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M30-M36
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M30-M36

    Systemic connective tissue disorders

    Includes
    • autoimmune disease NOS
    • collagen (vascular) disease NOS
    • systemic autoimmune disease
    • systemic collagen (vascular) disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • autoimmune disease, single organ or single cell-type -code to relevant condition category
    Systemic connective tissue disorders
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to M34:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M34
M33.20 …… organ involvement unspecified
M33.21 …… with respiratory involvement
M33.22 …… with myopathy
M33.29 …… with other organ involvement
M33.9 Dermatopolymyositis, unspecified
M33.90 …… organ involvement unspecified
M33.91 …… with respiratory involvement
M33.92 …… with myopathy
M33.93 …… without myopathy
M33.99 …… with other organ involvement
M34 Systemic sclerosis [scleroderma]
M34.0 Progressive systemic sclerosis
M34.1 CR(E)ST syndrome
M34.2 Systemic sclerosis induced by drug and chemical
M34.8 Other forms of systemic sclerosis
M34.81 Systemic sclerosis with lung involvement
M34.82 Systemic sclerosis with myopathy
M34.83 Systemic sclerosis with polyneuropathy
M34.89 Other systemic sclerosis
M34.9 Systemic sclerosis, unspecified
M35 Other systemic involvement of connective tissue

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