• current injury - see injury of spine by body region
  • discitis NOS (M46.4-)
  1. M53 Other and unspecified dorsopathies, not elsewhere classified

    1. M53.0 Cervicocranial syndrome

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Posterior cervical sympathetic syndrome
    2. M53.1 Cervicobrachial syndrome

    3. M53.2 Spinal instabilities

      1. M53.2X Spinal instabilities

        • M53.2X1 Spinal instabilities, occipito-atlanto-axial region
        • M53.2X2 Spinal instabilities, cervical region
        • M53.2X3 Spinal instabilities, cervicothoracic region
        • M53.2X4 Spinal instabilities, thoracic region
        • M53.2X5 Spinal instabilities, thoracolumbar region
        • M53.2X6 Spinal instabilities, lumbar region
        • M53.2X7 Spinal instabilities, lumbosacral region
        • M53.2X8 Spinal instabilities, sacral and sacrococcygeal region
        • M53.2X9 Spinal instabilities, site unspecified
    4. M53.3 Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Coccygodynia
    5. M53.8 Other specified dorsopathies

      1. M53.80 Other specified dorsopathies, site unspecified

      2. M53.81 Other specified dorsopathies, occipito-atlanto-axial region

      3. M53.82 Other specified dorsopathies, cervical region

      4. M53.83 Other specified dorsopathies, cervicothoracic region

      5. M53.84 Other specified dorsopathies, thoracic region

      6. M53.85 Other specified dorsopathies, thoracolumbar region

      7. M53.86 Other specified dorsopathies, lumbar region

      8. M53.87 Other specified dorsopathies, lumbosacral region

      9. M53.88 Other specified dorsopathies, sacral and sacrococcygeal region

    6. M53.9 Dorsopathy, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.