2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84.68XA

Pathological fracture in other disease, other site, initial encounter for fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M84.68XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Pathological fracture in oth disease, oth site, init for fx
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M84.68XA became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M84.68XA - other international versions of ICD-10 M84.68XA may differ.
The following code(s) above M84.68XA 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 M84.68XA:
  • M00-M99
    2021 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 2021 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 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • underlying condition
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pathological fracture in osteoporosis (M80.-)
    Pathological fracture in other disease
Approximate Synonyms
  • Compression fracture, lumbosacral, nontraumatic
  • Nontraumatic compression fracture of lumbosacral spine
ICD-10-CM M84.68XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 456 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature, malignancy, infection or extensive fusions with mcc
  • 457 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature, malignancy, infection or extensive fusions with cc
  • 458 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature, malignancy, infection or extensive fusions without cc/mcc
  • 542 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with mcc
  • 543 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with cc
  • 544 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert M84.68XA 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M84.68XA
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
M84.750D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

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