2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M53.3

Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M53.3 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 M53.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M53.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 M53.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Coccygodynia
The following code(s) above M53.3 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 M53.3:
  • 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
  • M50-M54
    2021 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral sacroiliac joint pain
  • Chronic coccygeal pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic coccyx pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic pain in coccyx for more than three months
  • Chronic pain of sacrum greater than 3 months
  • Chronic sacral pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic sacral pain for greater than three months
  • Chronic sacrum pain greater than 3 months
  • Coccygodynia
  • Coccyx disorder
  • Disorder of coccyx
  • Disorder of sacrococcygeal spine
  • Disorder of sacrum
  • Left sacroiliac joint pain
  • Pain in left sacroiliac joint
  • Pain in right sacroiliac joint
  • Pain in the coccyx
  • Pain of coccyx greater than 3 months, chronic
  • Right sacroiliac joint pain
  • Sacral back pain
  • Sacral region pain
  • Sacrococcygeal disorder
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Sacrum disorder
ICD-10-CM M53.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc

Convert M53.3 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
Code annotations containing back-references to M53.3:
  • Type 2 Excludes: M51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M51

    Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cervical and cervicothoracic disc disorders (M50.-)
    • sacral and sacrococcygeal disorders (M53.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M53.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M53.3
M53.2X Spinal instabilities
M53.2X1 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M53.2X2 …… cervical region
M53.2X3 …… cervicothoracic region
M53.2X4 …… thoracic region
M53.2X5 …… thoracolumbar region
M53.2X6 …… lumbar region
M53.2X7 …… lumbosacral region
M53.2X8 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M53.2X9 …… site unspecified
M53.3 Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified
M53.8 Other specified dorsopathies
M53.80 …… site unspecified
M53.81 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M53.82 …… cervical region
M53.83 …… cervicothoracic region
M53.84 …… thoracic region
M53.85 …… thoracolumbar region
M53.86 …… lumbar region
M53.87 …… lumbosacral region
M53.88 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region

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