2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.60

Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified site

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M86.60 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 M86.60 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M86.60 - other international versions of ICD-10 M86.60 may differ.
The following code(s) above M86.60 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 M86.60:
  • M00-M99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • 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


      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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Avascular osteonecrosis with osteomyelitis
  • Chronic infection of bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis
  • Infection of bone, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis with avascular necrosis of bone
  • Osteomyelitis, chronic
ICD-10-CM M86.60 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 M86.60 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M86.60:
  • 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

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M86.60
M86.561 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, right tibia and fibula
M86.562 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, left tibia and fibula
M86.569 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified tibia and fibula
M86.57 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, ankle and foot
M86.571 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, right ankle and foot
M86.572 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, left ankle and foot
M86.579 Other chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M86.58 …… other site
M86.59 …… multiple sites
M86.6 Other chronic osteomyelitis
M86.60 …… unspecified site
M86.61 Other chronic osteomyelitis, shoulder
M86.611 Other chronic osteomyelitis, right shoulder
M86.612 Other chronic osteomyelitis, left shoulder
M86.619 Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified shoulder
M86.62 Other chronic osteomyelitis, humerus
M86.621 Other chronic osteomyelitis, right humerus
M86.622 Other chronic osteomyelitis, left humerus
M86.629 Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified humerus
M86.63 Other chronic osteomyelitis, radius and ulna
M86.631 Other chronic osteomyelitis, right radius and ulna

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