2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M31.2

Lethal midline granuloma

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M31.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M31.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M31.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 M31.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above M31.2 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 M31.2:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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
  • M30-M36
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M30-M36

    Systemic connective tissue disorders

    Includes
    • autoimmune disease NOS
    • collagen (vascular) disease NOS
    • systemic autoimmune disease
    • systemic collagen (vascular) disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • autoimmune disease, single organ or single cell-type -code to relevant condition category
    Systemic connective tissue disorders
Clinical Information
  • A condition that is characterized by inflammation, ulceration, and perforation of the nose and the palate with progressive destruction of midline facial structures. This syndrome can be manifested in several diseases including the nasal type of extranodal nk-t-cell lymphoma and wegener granulomatosis.
  • An aggressive, progressive, and destructive lesion affecting the nasal cavities, paranasal sinuses, and the palate. The vast majority of cases are malignant lymphoproliferations affecting the midline of the face in patients with nasal type extranodal nk/t-cell lymphoma.
ICD-10-CM M31.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 542 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with mcc
  • 543 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with cc
  • 544 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy without cc/mcc

Convert M31.2 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M31.2:
  • Granuloma L92.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.9

    Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gangraenescens M31.2
    • lethal midline M31.2 (faciale(e))
    • malignant M31.2 (facial(e))
    • midline M31.2 (lethal)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M31.2
M27.9 Disease of jaws, unspecified
M30 Polyarteritis nodosa and related conditions
M30.0 Polyarteritis nodosa
M30.1 Polyarteritis with lung involvement [Churg-Strauss]
M30.2 Juvenile polyarteritis
M30.3 Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome [Kawasaki]
M30.8 Other conditions related to polyarteritis nodosa
M31 Other necrotizing vasculopathies
M31.0 Hypersensitivity angiitis
M31.1 Thrombotic microangiopathy
M31.2 Lethal midline granuloma
M31.3 Wegener's granulomatosis
M31.30 …… without renal involvement
M31.31 …… with renal involvement
M31.4 Aortic arch syndrome [Takayasu]
M31.5 Giant cell arteritis with polymyalgia rheumatica
M31.6 Other giant cell arteritis
M31.7 Microscopic polyangiitis
M31.8 Other specified necrotizing vasculopathies
M31.9 Necrotizing vasculopathy, unspecified
M32 Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.