2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M50.1

Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy

Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (M50.1) and the excluded code together.
  • brachial radiculitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.13

    Radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    M54.13
    )
The following code(s) above M50.1 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 M50.1:
  • 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
  • M50-M54
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range M50-M54

    Other dorsopathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury - see injury of spine by body region
    • discitis NOS (M46.4-)
    Other dorsopathies
  • M50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M50

    Cervical disc disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • cervicothoracic disc disorders with cervicalgia
    • cervicothoracic disc disorders
    Note
    • code to the most superior level of disorder
    Cervical disc disorders
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to M50.1:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M50.1
M50 Cervical disc disorders
M50.0 Cervical disc disorder with myelopathy
M50.00 …… unspecified cervical region
M50.01 …… high cervical region
M50.02 Cervical disc disorder with myelopathy, mid-cervical region
M50.020 …… unspecified level
M50.021 Cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level with myelopathy
M50.022 Cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level with myelopathy
M50.023 Cervical disc disorder at C6-C7 level with myelopathy
M50.03 …… cervicothoracic region
M50.1 Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy
M50.10 …… unspecified cervical region
M50.11 …… high cervical region
M50.12 Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy, mid-cervical region
M50.120 Mid-cervical disc disorder, unspecified
M50.121 Cervical disc disorder at C4-C5 level with radiculopathy
M50.122 Cervical disc disorder at C5-C6 level with radiculopathy
M50.123 Cervical disc disorder at C6-C7 level with radiculopathy
M50.13 …… cervicothoracic region
M50.2 Other cervical disc displacement
M50.20 …… unspecified cervical region

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