2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.01

Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, occipito-atlanto-axial region

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M54.01 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Panniculitis aff regions of neck/bk, occipt-atlan-ax region
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M54.01 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M54.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 M54.01 may differ.
The following code(s) above M54.01 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 M54.01:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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
    2020 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
  • M54
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54

    Dorsalgia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • psychogenic dorsalgia (F45.41)
    Dorsalgia
  • M54.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.0

    Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • lupus panniculitis (L93.2)
    • panniculitis NOS (M79.3)
    • relapsing [Weber-Christian] panniculitis (M35.6)
    Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back
Approximate Synonyms
  • Panniculitis of occipitatlantoaxial
  • Panniculitis of occipitoatlantoaxial
  • Panniculitis of occipitoatlantoaxial area
ICD-10-CM M54.01 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert M54.01 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 M54.01:
  • Panniculitis (nodular) (nonsuppurative) M79.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.3

    Panniculitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • lupus panniculitis (L93.2)
    • neck and back panniculitis (M54.0-)
    • relapsing [Weber-Christian] panniculitis (M35.6)
    • back M54.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.00

      Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, site unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • occipito-atlanto-axial region M54.01
    • neck M54.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.02

      Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, cervical region

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • occipito-atlanto-axial region M54.01

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M54.01
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
M53.9 Dorsopathy, unspecified
M54 Dorsalgia
M54.0 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back
M54.00 …… site unspecified
M54.01 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M54.02 …… cervical region
M54.03 …… cervicothoracic region
M54.04 …… thoracic region
M54.05 …… thoracolumbar region
M54.06 …… lumbar region
M54.07 …… lumbosacral region
M54.08 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M54.09 Panniculitis affecting regions, neck and back, multiple sites in spine
M54.1 Radiculopathy
M54.10 …… site unspecified

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