2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.121

Other acute osteomyelitis, right humerus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M86.121 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M86.121 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M86.121 - other international versions of ICD-10 M86.121 may differ.
The following code(s) above M86.121 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 M86.121:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute osteomyelitis of bilateral humeri
ICD-10-CM M86.121 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 539 Osteomyelitis with mcc
  • 540 Osteomyelitis with cc
  • 541 Osteomyelitis without cc/mcc

Convert M86.121 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M86.121
M86.079 Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M86.08 …… other sites
M86.09 …… multiple sites
M86.1 Other acute osteomyelitis
M86.10 …… unspecified site
M86.11 Other acute osteomyelitis, shoulder
M86.111 Other acute osteomyelitis, right shoulder
M86.112 Other acute osteomyelitis, left shoulder
M86.119 Other acute osteomyelitis, unspecified shoulder
M86.12 Other acute osteomyelitis, humerus
M86.121 Other acute osteomyelitis, right humerus
M86.122 Other acute osteomyelitis, left humerus
M86.129 Other acute osteomyelitis, unspecified humerus
M86.13 Other acute osteomyelitis, radius and ulna
M86.131 Other acute osteomyelitis, right radius and ulna
M86.132 Other acute osteomyelitis, left radius and ulna
M86.139 Other acute osteomyelitis, unspecified radius and ulna
M86.14 Other acute osteomyelitis, hand
M86.141 Other acute osteomyelitis, right hand
M86.142 Other acute osteomyelitis, left hand
M86.149 Other acute osteomyelitis, unspecified hand

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