2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M45.6

Ankylosing spondylitis lumbar region

The following code(s) above M45.6 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to M45.6:
  • M00-M99
    2019 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
  • M45
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M45

    Ankylosing spondylitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Rheumatoid arthritis of spine
    Type 1 Excludes
    • arthropathy in Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    • juvenile (ankylosing) spondylitis (M08.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Behçet's disease (M35.2)
    Ankylosing spondylitis
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM M45.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert M45.6 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M45.6:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M45.6
M43.8X8 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M43.8X9 …… site unspecified
M43.9 Deforming dorsopathy, unspecified
M45 Ankylosing spondylitis
M45.0 Ankylosing spondylitis of multiple sites in spine
M45.1 Ankylosing spondylitis of occipito-atlanto-axial region
M45.2 Ankylosing spondylitis of cervical region
M45.3 Ankylosing spondylitis of cervicothoracic region
M45.4 Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracic region
M45.5 Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracolumbar region
M45.6 Ankylosing spondylitis lumbar region
M45.7 Ankylosing spondylitis of lumbosacral region
M45.8 Ankylosing spondylitis sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M45.9 Ankylosing spondylitis of unspecified sites in spine
M46 Other inflammatory spondylopathies
M46.0 Spinal enthesopathy
M46.00 …… site unspecified
M46.01 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M46.02 …… cervical region
M46.03 …… cervicothoracic region
M46.04 …… thoracic region

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