Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M51.9

Unspecified thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorder

    2015 Billable Code

  • M51.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, M51.9 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M51.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Description 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 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 v30.0):
  • 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: