2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.03

Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, radius and ulna

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M86.03 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 M86.03 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M86.03 - other international versions of ICD-10 M86.03 may differ.
The following code(s) above M86.03 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 M86.03:
  • 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
  • M86-M90
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M86-M90

    Other osteopathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural osteopathies (M96.-)
    Other osteopathies
  • M86
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86

    Osteomyelitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent
    Osteomyelitis
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 M86.03:
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) M86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.9

    Osteomyelitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection of bone NOS
    • Periostitis without osteomyelitis
    • acute M86.10
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.10

      Other acute osteomyelitis, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • hematogenous M86.00
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.00

        Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • radius M86.03-
        • ulna M86.03-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M86.03
M86.0 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis
M86.00 …… unspecified site
M86.01 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, shoulder
M86.011 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, right shoulder
M86.012 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, left shoulder
M86.019 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified shoulder
M86.02 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, humerus
M86.021 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, right humerus
M86.022 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, left humerus
M86.029 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified humerus
M86.03 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, radius and ulna
M86.031 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, right radius and ulna
M86.032 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, left radius and ulna
M86.039 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified radius and ulna
M86.04 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, hand
M86.041 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, right hand
M86.042 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, left hand
M86.049 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified hand
M86.05 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, femur
M86.051 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, right femur
M86.052 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, left femur

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