2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.43

Neuromuscular scoliosis, cervicothoracic region

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M41.43 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 M41.43 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M41.43 - other international versions of ICD-10 M41.43 may differ.
The following code(s) above M41.43 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 M41.43:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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 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.-)
  • M41.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.4

    Neuromuscular scoliosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Scoliosis secondary to cerebral palsy, Friedreich's ataxia, poliomyelitis and other neuromuscular disorders
    Code Also
    • underlying condition
    Neuromuscular scoliosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cervicothoracic neuromuscular scoliosis due to cerebral palsy
  • Cervicothoracic neuromuscular scoliosis due to friedreich's ataxia
  • Cervicothoracic neuromuscular scoliosis due to poliomyelitis
  • Cervicothoracic scoliosis due to cerebral palsy
  • Cervicothoracic scoliosis due to friedreichs ataxia
  • Cervicothoracicscoliosis due to poliomyelitis
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of cervicothoracic spine
ICD-10-CM M41.43 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert M41.43 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 M41.43:
  • Scoliosis (acquired) (postural) M41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.9

    Scoliosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • neuromuscular M41.40
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.40

      Neuromuscular scoliosis, site unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • cervicothoracic region M41.43

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M41.43
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
M41.41 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M41.42 …… cervical region
M41.43 …… cervicothoracic region
M41.44 …… thoracic region
M41.45 …… thoracolumbar region
M41.46 …… lumbar region
M41.47 …… lumbosacral region
M41.5 Other secondary scoliosis
M41.50 …… site unspecified
M41.52 …… cervical region
M41.53 …… cervicothoracic region
M41.54 …… thoracic region
M41.55 …… thoracolumbar region

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