Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M51.9

Unspecified thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorder

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • M51.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M51.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 M51.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorder of intervertebral disc of thoracic spine
  • Disorder of lumbar disc
  • Disorder of lumbar intervertebral disc
  • Displacement of intervertebral disc without myelopathy
  • Herniated intervertebral disc
  • Herniation of intervertebral disc
  • Herniation of intervertebral disc wo myelopathy
  • Intervertebral disc disorder
  • Intervertebral disc herniation
  • Intervertebral disc prolapse
  • Lumbar disc disorder
  • Prolapsed intervertebral disc without myelopathy
  • Schmorls nodes
  • Schmorl's nodes
  • Thoracic disc disorder
ICD-10-CM M51.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM M51.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM M51.9: