2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84.68

Pathological fracture in other disease, other site

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M84.68 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M84.68 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M84.68 - other international versions of ICD-10 M84.68 may differ.
The following code(s) above M84.68 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 M84.68:
  • 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
  • M84
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84

    Disorder of continuity of bone

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • traumatic fracture of bone-see fracture, by site
    Disorder of continuity of bone
  • M84.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84.6

    Pathological fracture in other disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • underlying condition
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pathological fracture in osteoporosis (M80.-)
    Pathological fracture in other disease
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
Code annotations containing back-references to M84.68:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M48.4
    , M48.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.4

    Fatigue fracture of vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Stress fracture of vertebra
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pathological fracture NOS (M84.4-)
    • 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.-)
    • traumatic fracture of vertebrae (S12.0-S12.3-, S22.0-, S32.0-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.5

    Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M84.68:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M84.68
M84.675K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M84.675P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M84.675S …… sequela
M84.676 Pathological fracture in other disease, unspecified foot
M84.676A …… initial encounter for fracture
M84.676D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M84.676G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M84.676K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M84.676P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M84.676S …… sequela
M84.68 Pathological fracture in other disease, other site
M84.68XA …… initial encounter for fracture
M84.68XD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
M84.68XG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
M84.68XK …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
M84.68XP …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
M84.68XS …… sequela
M84.7 Nontraumatic fracture, not elsewhere classified
M84.75 Atypical femoral fracture
M84.750 Atypical femoral fracture, unspecified
M84.750A …… initial encounter for fracture

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