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2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.6
M43.6 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after Oct 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M43.6. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
Contracted state of the cervical muscles, producing twisting of the neck and an unnatural position of the head.