2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.51

Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, occipito-atlanto-axial region

The following code(s) above M48.51 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 M48.51:
  • 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
  • M48.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.5

    Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Collapsed vertebra NOS
    • Compression fracture of vertebra NOS
    • Wedging of vertebra NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury - see Injury of spine, by body region
    • fatigue fracture of vertebra (M48.4)
    • pathological fracture of vertebra due to neoplasm (M84.58)
    • pathological fracture of vertebra due to other diagnosis (M84.68)
    • pathological fracture of vertebra due to osteoporosis (M80.-)
    • pathological fracture NOS (M84.4-)
    • stress fracture of vertebra (M48.4-)
    • traumatic fracture of vertebra (S12.-, S22.-, S32.-)
    Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified
Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M48.51:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M48.51
M48.48XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.48XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.48XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.48XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.5 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified
M48.50 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, site unspecified
M48.50XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.50XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.50XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.50XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.51 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, occipito-atlanto-axial region
M48.51XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.51XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.51XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.51XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.52 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, cervical region
M48.52XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.52XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.52XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.52XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.53 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, cervicothoracic region

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