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Five common spine conditions and related icd 10 codes


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Infections, injuries, and pressure on the spinal cord cause spine disorders. The blog lists five common spine conditions and their related ICD-10 codes.

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Five common spine conditions and related icd 10 codes

  1. 1. Five Common Spine Conditions and Related ICD-10 Codes F I V E
  2. 2. The spine consists of 26 bones called vertebrae, which protect and support the spinal cord and the nerves. Even the slightest change in the structure of the spine can cause severe damage, pain and disability. Physicians’ practices need to use the correct ICD- 10 codes to report spinal disorders. Relying on the services of an established orthopedics medical coding company can help in accurate and timely claim submission for appropriate reimbursement.
  3. 3. Depending on the type and the area of the spine, a number of conditions and injuries can damage the vertebrae, causing spinal pain and limiting mobility. symptoms include Abnormally rounded shoulders or back Weakness, numbness, or tingling in the arms or legs Uneven appearance Stiffness or tightness Sharp or stabbing back or neck pain Pain radiating in the arms or legs Nausea and/or vomiting Bladder or bowel dysfunction Identify the symptoms early and ensure proper treatment, else living with a spinal disease can make daily life very challenging at times. C O M M O N
  4. 4. ICD-10 code for five common spine disorders Sciatica Scoliosis Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) Kyphosis Spondylosis
  5. 5. Chronic pain caused by the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. M54.3 – Sciatica M54.30 – Sciatica, unspecified side M54.31 – Sciatica, right side M54.32 – Sciatica, left side
  6. 6. Causes the spine or backbone to curve sideways. M41 – Scoliosis M41.0 – Infantile idiopathic scoliosis M41.1 – Juvenile and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis M41.12 – Adolescent scoliosis M41.2 – Other idiopathic scoliosis M41.3 – Thoracogenic scoliosis M41.4 – Neuromuscular scoliosis M41.5 – Other secondary scoliosis M41.8 – Other forms of scoliosis M41.9 – Scoliosis, unspecified
  7. 7. A form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. M45.0 – Ankylosing spondylitis of multiple sites in spine M45.2 – Ankylosing spondylitis of cervical region M45.3 – Ankylosing spondylitis of cervicothoracic region M45.4 – Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracic region M45.5 – Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracolumbar region
  8. 8. M45.5 – Ankylosing spondylitis of thoracolumbar region M45.6 – Ankylosing spondylitis lumbar region M45.7 – Ankylosing spondylitis of lumbosacral region M45.8 – Ankylosing spondylitis sacral and sacrococcygeal region M45.9 – Ankylosing spondylitis of unspecified sites in spine A form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine.
  9. 9. Causes an excessive outward curve of the spine resulting in an abnormal rounding of the upper back. M40 – Kyphosis and lordosis M40.0 – Postural kyphosis M40.1 – Other secondary kyphosis M40.2 – Other and unspecified kyphosis
  10. 10. M47 – Spondylosis M47.0 – Anterior spinal and vertebral artery compression syndromes M47.1 – Other spondylosis with myelopathy M47.2 – Other spondylosis with radiculopathy M47.8 – Other spondylosis A degenerative condition of spine that causes structural changes in any part of the spine.
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