2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M81.6

Localized osteoporosis [Lequesne]

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • M81.6 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M81.6 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M81.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 M81.6 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M81.6. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • Sudeck's atrophy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M89.0

    Algoneurodystrophy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Shoulder-hand syndrome
    • Sudeck's atrophy
    Type 1 Excludes
    • causalgia, lower limb (G57.7-)
    • causalgia, upper limb (G56.4-)
    • complex regional pain syndrome II, lower limb (G57.7-)
    • complex regional pain syndrome II, upper limb (G56.4-)
    • reflex sympathetic dystrophy (G90.5-)
    M89.0
    )
The following code(s) above M81.6 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 M81.6:
  • 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
  • M81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M81

    Osteoporosis without current pathological fracture

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • osteoporosis with current pathological fracture (M80.-)
    • Sudeck's atrophy (M89.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • major osseous defect, if applicable (M89.7-)
    • personal history of (healed) osteoporosis fracture, if applicable (Z87.310)
    Osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Localized osteoporosis - lequesne
  • Localized osteoporosis of lequesne
ICD-10-CM M81.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 553 Bone diseases and arthropathies with mcc
  • 554 Bone diseases and arthropathies without mcc

Convert M81.6 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M81.6:
  • Osteoporosis (female) (male) M81.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M81.0

    Age-related osteoporosis without current pathological fracture

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Involutional osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
    • Osteoporosis NOS
    • Postmenopausal osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
    • Senile osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
    • Lequesne M81.6
    • localized M81.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M81.6
M80.879S …… sequela
M80.88 Other osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, vertebra(e)
M80.88XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M80.88XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M80.88XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M80.88XK …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M80.88XP …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M80.88XS …… sequela
M81 Osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
M81.0 Age-related osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
M81.6 Localized osteoporosis [Lequesne]
M81.8 Other osteoporosis without current pathological fracture
M83 Adult osteomalacia
M83.0 Puerperal osteomalacia
M83.1 Senile osteomalacia
M83.2 Adult osteomalacia due to malabsorption
M83.3 Adult osteomalacia due to malnutrition
M83.4 Aluminum bone disease
M83.5 Other drug-induced osteomalacia in adults
M83.8 Other adult osteomalacia
M83.9 Adult osteomalacia, unspecified

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