2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M40

Kyphosis and lordosis

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 M40. 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.
  • congenital kyphosis and lordosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.4

    Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Q76.4
    )
  • kyphoscoliosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41
    • M41 Scoliosis
      • M41.0 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis
        • M41.00 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, site unspecif...
        • M41.02 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, cervical regi...
        • M41.03 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothorac...
        • M41.04 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, thoracic regi...
        • M41.05 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, thoracolumbar...
        • M41.06 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, lumbar region...
        • M41.07 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, lumbosacral r...
        • M41.08 Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, sacral and sa...
      • M41.1 Juvenile and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
        • M41.11 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis
          • M41.112 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, cervical regio...
          • M41.113 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothoraci...
          • M41.114 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, thoracic regio...
          • M41.115 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, thoracolumbar ...
          • M41.116 …… lumbar region
          • M41.117 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, lumbosacral re...
          • M41.119 Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis, site unspecifi...
        • M41.12 Adolescent scoliosis
          • M41.122 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, cervical reg...
          • M41.123 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothora...
          • M41.124 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, thoracic reg...
          • M41.125 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, thoracolumba...
          • M41.126 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, lumbar regio...
          • M41.127 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, lumbosacral ...
          • M41.129 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, site unspeci...
      • M41.2 Other idiopathic scoliosis
        • M41.20 …… site unspecified
        • M41.22 …… cervical region
        • M41.23 Other idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothoracic r...
        • M41.24 …… thoracic region
        • M41.25 Other idiopathic scoliosis, thoracolumbar reg...
        • M41.26 …… lumbar region
        • M41.27 Other idiopathic scoliosis, lumbosacral regio...
      • M41.3 Thoracogenic scoliosis
        • M41.30 …… site unspecified
        • M41.34 …… thoracic region
        • M41.35 …… thoracolumbar region
      • M41.4 Neuromuscular scoliosis
        • M41.40 …… site unspecified
        • M41.41 Neuromuscular scoliosis, occipito-atlanto-axi...
        • M41.42 …… cervical region
        • M41.43 Neuromuscular scoliosis, cervicothoracic regi...
        • M41.44 …… thoracic region
        • M41.45 Neuromuscular scoliosis, thoracolumbar region...
        • M41.46 …… lumbar region
        • M41.47 …… lumbosacral region
      • M41.5 Other secondary scoliosis
        • M41.50 …… site unspecified
        • M41.52 …… cervical region
        • M41.53 Other secondary scoliosis, cervicothoracic re...
        • M41.54 …… thoracic region
        • M41.55 Other secondary scoliosis, thoracolumbar regi...
        • M41.56 …… lumbar region
        • M41.57 Other secondary scoliosis, lumbosacral region...
      • M41.8 Other forms of scoliosis
        • M41.80 …… site unspecified
        • M41.82 …… cervical region
        • M41.83 Other forms of scoliosis, cervicothoracic reg...
        • M41.84 …… thoracic region
        • M41.85 Other forms of scoliosis, thoracolumbar regio...
        • M41.86 …… lumbar region
        • M41.87 …… lumbosacral region
      • M41.9 Scoliosis, unspecified
    M41.-
    )
  • postprocedural kyphosis and lordosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M96
    • M96 Intraoperative and postprocedural complicatio...
      • M96.0 Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis
      • M96.1 Postlaminectomy syndrome, not elsewhere class...
      • M96.2 Postradiation kyphosis
      • M96.3 Postlaminectomy kyphosis
      • M96.4 Postsurgical lordosis
      • M96.5 Postradiation scoliosis
      • M96.6 Fracture of bone following insertion of ortho...
        • M96.62 Fracture of humerus following insertion of or...
          • M96.621 Fracture of humerus following insertion of or...
          • M96.622 Fracture of humerus following insertion of or...
          • M96.629 Fracture of humerus following insertion of or...
        • M96.63 Fracture of radius or ulna following insertio...
          • M96.631 Fracture of radius or ulna following insertio...
          • M96.632 Fracture of radius or ulna following insertio...
          • M96.639 Fracture of radius or ulna following insertio...
        • M96.65 Fracture of pelvis following insertion of ort...
        • M96.66 Fracture of femur following insertion of orth...
          • M96.661 Fracture of femur following insertion of orth...
          • M96.662 Fracture of femur following insertion of orth...
          • M96.669 Fracture of femur following insertion of orth...
        • M96.67 Fracture of tibia or fibula following inserti...
          • M96.671 Fracture of tibia or fibula following inserti...
          • M96.672 Fracture of tibia or fibula following inserti...
          • M96.679 Fracture of tibia or fibula following inserti...
        • M96.69 Fracture of other bone following insertion of...
      • M96.8 Other intraoperative and postprocedural compl...
        • M96.81 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a m...
          • M96.810 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a m...
          • M96.811 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a m...
        • M96.82 Accidental puncture and laceration of a muscu...
          • M96.820 Accidental puncture and laceration of a muscu...
          • M96.821 Accidental puncture and laceration of a muscu...
        • M96.83 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a musculoskeleta...
          • M96.830 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a musculoskeleta...
          • M96.831 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a musculoskeleta...
        • M96.84 Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a muscu...
          • M96.840 Postprocedural hematoma of a musculoskeletal ...
          • M96.841 Postprocedural hematoma of a musculoskeletal ...
          • M96.842 Postprocedural seroma of a musculoskeletal st...
          • M96.843 Postprocedural seroma of a musculoskeletal st...
        • M96.89 Other intraoperative and postprocedural compl...
    M96.-
    )
The following code(s) above M40 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 M40:
  • 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
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to M40:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M40
M35.7 Hypermobility syndrome
M35.8 Other specified systemic involvement of connective tissue
M35.9 Systemic involvement of connective tissue, unspecified
M36 Systemic disorders of connective tissue in diseases classified elsewhere
M36.0 Dermato(poly)myositis in neoplastic disease
M36.1 Arthropathy in neoplastic disease
M36.2 Hemophilic arthropathy
M36.3 Arthropathy in other blood disorders
M36.4 Arthropathy in hypersensitivity reactions classified elsewhere
M36.8 Systemic disorders of connective tissue in other diseases classified elsewhere
M40 Kyphosis and lordosis
M40.0 Postural kyphosis
M40.00 …… site unspecified
M40.03 …… cervicothoracic region
M40.04 …… thoracic region
M40.05 …… thoracolumbar region
M40.1 Other secondary kyphosis
M40.10 …… site unspecified
M40.12 …… cervical region
M40.13 …… cervicothoracic region
M40.14 …… thoracic region

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