2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.3

Alveolitis of jaws

Applicable To
  • Alveolar osteitis
  • Dry socket
The following code(s) above M27.3 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 M27.3:
  • M00-M99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • 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
  • M26-M27
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M26-M27

    Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw

    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemifacial atrophy or hypertrophy (Q67.4)
    • unilateral condylar hyperplasia or hypoplasia (M27.8)
    Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM M27.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M27.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M27.3
M26.79 Other specified alveolar anomalies
M26.8 Other dentofacial anomalies
M26.81 Anterior soft tissue impingement
M26.82 Posterior soft tissue impingement
M26.89 Other dentofacial anomalies
M26.9 Dentofacial anomaly, unspecified
M27 Other diseases of jaws
M27.0 Developmental disorders of jaws
M27.1 Giant cell granuloma, central
M27.2 Inflammatory conditions of jaws
M27.3 Alveolitis of jaws
M27.4 Other and unspecified cysts of jaw
M27.40 Unspecified cyst of jaw
M27.49 Other cysts of jaw
M27.5 Periradicular pathology associated with previous endodontic treatment
M27.51 Perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment
M27.52 Endodontic overfill
M27.53 Endodontic underfill
M27.59 Other periradicular pathology associated with previous endodontic treatment
M27.6 Endosseous dental implant failure
M27.61 Osseointegration failure of dental implant

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