2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.68

Other chronic osteomyelitis, other site

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M86.68 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 M86.68 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M86.68 - other international versions of ICD-10 M86.68 may differ.
The following code(s) above M86.68 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 M86.68:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of bilateral pelvis
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of bilateral pelvises
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of bilateral sphenoid bones
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of bilateral temporal bones
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of bilateral zygomatic bones
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of cranium
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of facial bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of facial bones
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of frontal bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of left pelvis
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of left sphenoid bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of left temporal bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of left zygomatic bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of nasal orbit complex
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of right pelvis
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of right sphenoid bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of right temporal bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of right zygomatic bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of sphenoid bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of temporal bone
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of vertebra
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of zygomatic bone
  • Osteomyelitis cranium, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis facial bone, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis frontal bone, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis nasal orbit complex, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis sphenoid bone, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis temporal bone, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis vertebra, chronic
  • Osteomyelitis zygomatic bone, chronic
  • Sequestrum nasal orbit, complex
  • Sequestrum of bilateral sphenoid bones
  • Sequestrum of bilateral temporal bones
  • Sequestrum of bilateral zygomatic bones
  • Sequestrum of facial bones
  • Sequestrum of frontal bone
  • Sequestrum of left sphenoid bone
  • Sequestrum of left temporal bone
  • Sequestrum of left zygomatic bone
  • Sequestrum of nasal orbit complex
  • Sequestrum of right sphenoid bone
  • Sequestrum of right temporal bone
  • Sequestrum of right zygomatic bone
  • Sequestrum of sphenoid bone
  • Sequestrum of temporal bone
  • Sequestrum of the frontal bone
  • Sequestrum of the sphenoid bone
  • Sequestrum of the temporal bone
  • Sequestrum of the zygomatic bone
  • Sequestrum of zygomatic bone
ICD-10-CM M86.68 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 456 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with mcc
  • 457 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions with cc
  • 458 Spinal fusion except cervical with spinal curvature or malignancy or infection or extensive fusions without cc/mcc
  • 539 Osteomyelitis with mcc
  • 540 Osteomyelitis with cc
  • 541 Osteomyelitis without cc/mcc

Convert M86.68 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 M86.68:
  • 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
    • chronic (or old) M86.60
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.60

      Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • neck M86.68
      • rib M86.68
      • skull M86.68

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M86.68
M86.652 Other chronic osteomyelitis, left thigh
M86.659 Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified thigh
M86.66 Other chronic osteomyelitis, tibia and fibula
M86.661 Other chronic osteomyelitis, right tibia and fibula
M86.662 Other chronic osteomyelitis, left tibia and fibula
M86.669 Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified tibia and fibula
M86.67 Other chronic osteomyelitis, ankle and foot
M86.671 Other chronic osteomyelitis, right ankle and foot
M86.672 Other chronic osteomyelitis, left ankle and foot
M86.679 Other chronic osteomyelitis, unspecified ankle and foot
M86.68 …… other site
M86.69 …… multiple sites
M86.8 Other osteomyelitis
M86.8X Other osteomyelitis
M86.8X0 …… multiple sites
M86.8X1 …… shoulder
M86.8X2 …… upper arm
M86.8X3 …… forearm
M86.8X4 …… hand
M86.8X5 …… thigh
M86.8X6 …… lower leg

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