2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.51XA

Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, occipito-atlanto-axial region, initial encounter for fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M48.51XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Collapsed vertebra, NEC, occipito-atlanto-axial region, init
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M48.51XA became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M48.51XA - other international versions of ICD-10 M48.51XA may differ.
The following code(s) above M48.51XA 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 M48.51XA:
  • 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
  • M48.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.5

    Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Collapsed vertebra NOS
    • Compression fracture of vertebra NOS
    • Wedging of vertebra NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury - see Injury of spine, by body region
    • fatigue fracture of vertebra (M48.4)
    • pathological fracture of vertebra due to neoplasm (M84.58)
    • pathological fracture of vertebra due to other diagnosis (M84.68)
    • pathological fracture of vertebra due to osteoporosis (M80.-)
    • pathological fracture NOS (M84.4-)
    • stress fracture of vertebra (M48.4-)
    • traumatic fracture of vertebra (S12.-, S22.-, S32.-)
    Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified
ICD-10-CM M48.51XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 456 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with mcc
  • 457 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with cc
  • 458 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions without cc/mcc
  • 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
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert M48.51XA 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M48.51XA
M48.48XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.48XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.48XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.5 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified
M48.50 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, site unspecified
M48.50XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.50XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.50XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.50XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.51 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, occipito-atlanto-axial region
M48.51XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.51XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.51XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.51XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.52 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, cervical region
M48.52XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M48.52XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M48.52XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M48.52XS …… sequela of fracture
M48.53 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified, cervicothoracic region
M48.53XA …… initial encounter for fracture

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