2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G54

Nerve root and plexus disorders

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as G54. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • current traumatic nerve root and plexus disorders - see nerve injury by body region
  • intervertebral disc disorders (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M50

    Cervical disc disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • cervicothoracic disc disorders with cervicalgia
    • cervicothoracic disc disorders
    Note
    • code to the most superior level of disorder
    M50
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M51

    Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cervical and cervicothoracic disc disorders (M50.-)
    • sacral and sacrococcygeal disorders (M53.3)
    M51
    )
  • neuralgia or neuritis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.2

    Neuralgia and neuritis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    M79.2
    )
  • neuritis or radiculitis brachial NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.13

    Radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.13
    )
  • neuritis or radiculitis lumbar NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.16

    Radiculopathy, lumbar region

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.16
    )
  • neuritis or radiculitis lumbosacral NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.17

    Radiculopathy, lumbosacral region

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.17
    )
  • neuritis or radiculitis thoracic NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.14

    Radiculopathy, thoracic region

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.14
    )
  • radiculitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.10

    Radiculopathy, site unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.10
    )
  • radiculopathy NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.10

    Radiculopathy, site unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.10
    )
  • spondylosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M47
    • M47 Spondylosis
      • M47.0 Anterior spinal and vertebral artery compress...
        • M47.01 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes
          • M47.011 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
          • M47.012 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
          • M47.013 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
          • M47.014 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
          • M47.015 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
          • M47.016 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
          • M47.019 Anterior spinal artery compression syndromes,...
        • M47.02 Vertebral artery compression syndromes
          • M47.021 Vertebral artery compression syndromes, occip...
          • M47.022 Vertebral artery compression syndromes, cervi...
          • M47.029 Vertebral artery compression syndromes, site ...
      • M47.1 Other spondylosis with myelopathy
        • M47.10 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, site unspe...
        • M47.11 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, occipito-a...
        • M47.12 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, cervical r...
        • M47.13 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, cervicotho...
        • M47.14 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, thoracic r...
        • M47.15 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, thoracolum...
        • M47.16 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, lumbar reg...
      • M47.2 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy
        • M47.20 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, site un...
        • M47.21 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, occipit...
        • M47.22 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, cervica...
        • M47.23 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, cervico...
        • M47.24 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, thoraci...
        • M47.25 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, thoraco...
        • M47.26 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, lumbar ...
        • M47.27 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, lumbosa...
        • M47.28 Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, sacral ...
      • M47.8 Other spondylosis
        • M47.81 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.811 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.812 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.813 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.814 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.815 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.816 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.817 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.818 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
          • M47.819 Spondylosis without myelopathy or radiculopat...
        • M47.89 Other spondylosis
          • M47.891 Other spondylosis, occipito-atlanto-axial reg...
          • M47.892 …… cervical region
          • M47.893 …… cervicothoracic region
          • M47.894 …… thoracic region
          • M47.895 …… thoracolumbar region
          • M47.896 …… lumbar region
          • M47.897 …… lumbosacral region
          • M47.898 Other spondylosis, sacral and sacrococcygeal ...
          • M47.899 …… site unspecified
      • M47.9 Spondylosis, unspecified
    M47.-
    )
The following code(s) above G54 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • 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 G54:
  • G00-G99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • 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 nervous system
  • G50-G59
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range G50-G59

    Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders

    Type 1 Excludes
    • current traumatic nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders - see Injury, nerve by body region
    • neuralgia NOS (M79.2)
    • neuritis NOS (M79.2)
    • peripheral neuritis in pregnancy (O26.82-)
    • radiculitis NOS (M54.1-)
    Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G54
G51.9 Disorder of facial nerve, unspecified
G52 Disorders of other cranial nerves
G52.0 Disorders of olfactory nerve
G52.1 Disorders of glossopharyngeal nerve
G52.2 Disorders of vagus nerve
G52.3 Disorders of hypoglossal nerve
G52.7 Disorders of multiple cranial nerves
G52.8 Disorders of other specified cranial nerves
G52.9 Cranial nerve disorder, unspecified
G53 Cranial nerve disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
G54 Nerve root and plexus disorders
G54.0 Brachial plexus disorders
G54.1 Lumbosacral plexus disorders
G54.2 Cervical root disorders, not elsewhere classified
G54.3 Thoracic root disorders, not elsewhere classified
G54.4 Lumbosacral root disorders, not elsewhere classified
G54.5 Neuralgic amyotrophy
G54.6 Phantom limb syndrome with pain
G54.7 Phantom limb syndrome without pain
G54.8 Other nerve root and plexus disorders
G54.9 Nerve root and plexus disorder, unspecified

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