2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M89.56

Osteolysis, lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M89.56 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM M89.56 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M89.56 - other international versions of ICD-10 M89.56 may differ.
The following code(s) above M89.56 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 M89.56:
  • M00-M99
    2023 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
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range M86-M90

    Other osteopathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural osteopathies (M96.-)
    Other osteopathies
  • M89.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M89.5


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • periprosthetic osteolysis of internal prosthetic joint (T84.05-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify major osseous defect, if applicable (M89.7-)
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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M89.56:
  • Osteolysis M89.50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M89.50

    Osteolysis, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    • fibula M89.56-
    • tibia M89.56-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M89.56
M89.532 Osteolysis, left forearm
M89.539 Osteolysis, unspecified forearm
M89.54 Osteolysis, hand
M89.541 Osteolysis, right hand
M89.542 Osteolysis, left hand
M89.549 Osteolysis, unspecified hand
M89.55 Osteolysis, thigh
M89.551 Osteolysis, right thigh
M89.552 Osteolysis, left thigh
M89.559 Osteolysis, unspecified thigh
M89.56 Osteolysis, lower leg
M89.561 Osteolysis, right lower leg
M89.562 Osteolysis, left lower leg
M89.569 Osteolysis, unspecified lower leg
M89.57 Osteolysis, ankle and foot
M89.571 Osteolysis, right ankle and foot
M89.572 Osteolysis, left ankle and foot
M89.579 Osteolysis, unspecified ankle and foot
M89.58 …… other site
M89.59 …… multiple sites
M89.6 Osteopathy after poliomyelitis

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