2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M90.579

Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ankle and foot

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
  • M90.579 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Osteonecrosis in diseases classd elswhr, unsp ankle and foot
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M90.579 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M90.579 - other international versions of ICD-10 M90.579 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • M90.579 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself.
The following code(s) above M90.579 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 M90.579:
  • M00-M99
    2019 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
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range M86-M90

    Other osteopathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postprocedural osteopathies (M96.-)
    Other osteopathies
  • M90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M90

    Osteopathies in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • osteochondritis, osteomyelitis, and osteopathy (in):
    • cryptococcosis (B45.3)
    • diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .69-)
    • gonococcal (A54.43)
    • neurogenic syphilis (A52.11)
    • renal osteodystrophy (N25.0)
    • salmonellosis (A02.24)
    • secondary syphilis (A51.46)
    • syphilis (late) (A52.77)
    Osteopathies in diseases classified elsewhere
  • M90.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M90.5

    Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • caisson disease (T70.3)
    • hemoglobinopathy (D50-D64)
    Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere
ICD-10-CM M90.579 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 553 Bone diseases and arthropathies with mcc
  • 554 Bone diseases and arthropathies without mcc

Convert M90.579 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M90.579
M90.551 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, right thigh
M90.552 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, left thigh
M90.559 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified thigh
M90.56 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, lower leg
M90.561 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, right lower leg
M90.562 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, left lower leg
M90.569 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified lower leg
M90.57 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, ankle and foot
M90.571 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, right ankle and foot
M90.572 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, left ankle and foot
M90.579 Osteonecrosis in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ankle and foot
M90.58 …… other site
M90.59 …… multiple sites
M90.6 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases
M90.60 …… unspecified site
M90.61 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, shoulder
M90.611 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, right shoulder
M90.612 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, left shoulder
M90.619 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, unspecified shoulder
M90.62 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, upper arm
M90.621 Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, right upper arm

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