2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M46.23

Osteomyelitis of vertebra, cervicothoracic region

The following code(s) above M46.23 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to M46.23:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM M46.23 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M46.23:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M46.23
M46.05 …… thoracolumbar region
M46.06 …… lumbar region
M46.07 …… lumbosacral region
M46.08 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M46.09 …… multiple sites in spine
M46.1 Sacroiliitis, not elsewhere classified
M46.2 Osteomyelitis of vertebra
M46.20 …… site unspecified
M46.21 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M46.22 …… cervical region
M46.23 …… cervicothoracic region
M46.24 …… thoracic region
M46.25 …… thoracolumbar region
M46.26 …… lumbar region
M46.27 …… lumbosacral region
M46.28 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M46.3 Infection of intervertebral disc (pyogenic)
M46.30 …… site unspecified
M46.31 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M46.32 …… cervical region
M46.33 …… cervicothoracic region

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