2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.23

Other idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothoracic region

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M41.23 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M41.23 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M41.23 - other international versions of ICD-10 M41.23 may differ.
The following code(s) above M41.23 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 M41.23:
  • M00-M99
    2021 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
  • M41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • kyphoscoliosis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital scoliosis NOS (Q67.5)
    • congenital scoliosis due to bony malformation (Q76.3)
    • postural congenital scoliosis (Q67.5)
    • kyphoscoliotic heart disease (I27.1)
    • postprocedural scoliosis (M96.-)
ICD-10-CM M41.23 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert M41.23 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M41.23:
  • Scoliosis (acquired) (postural) M41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.9

    Scoliosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • idiopathic M41.20
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.20

      Other idiopathic scoliosis, site unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • cervicothoracic region M41.23

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M41.23
M41.122 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, cervical region
M41.123 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothoracic region
M41.124 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, thoracic region
M41.125 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, thoracolumbar region
M41.126 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, lumbar region
M41.127 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, lumbosacral region
M41.129 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, site unspecified
M41.2 Other idiopathic scoliosis
M41.20 …… site unspecified
M41.22 …… cervical region
M41.23 …… cervicothoracic region
M41.24 …… thoracic region
M41.25 …… thoracolumbar region
M41.26 …… lumbar region
M41.27 …… lumbosacral region
M41.3 Thoracogenic scoliosis
M41.30 …… site unspecified
M41.34 …… thoracic region
M41.35 …… thoracolumbar region
M41.4 Neuromuscular scoliosis
M41.40 …… site unspecified

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