Excludes1

  • current injury - see injury of spine by body region
  • discitis NOS (M46.4-)
  1. M54 Dorsalgia

    Excludes1

    • psychogenic dorsalgia (F45.41)
    1. M54.0 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back

      1. M54.00 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, site unspecified

      2. M54.01 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, occipito-atlanto-axial region

      3. M54.02 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, cervical region

      4. M54.03 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, cervicothoracic region

      5. M54.04 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, thoracic region

      6. M54.05 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, thoracolumbar region

      7. M54.06 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, lumbar region

      8. M54.07 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, lumbosacral region

      9. M54.08 Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, sacral and sacrococcygeal region

      10. M54.09 Panniculitis affecting regions, neck and back, multiple sites in spine

    2. M54.1 Radiculopathy

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Brachial neuritis or radiculitis NOS
      • Lumbar neuritis or radiculitis NOS
      • Lumbosacral neuritis or radiculitis NOS
      • Thoracic neuritis or radiculitis NOS
      • Radiculitis NOS
      1. M54.10 Radiculopathy, site unspecified

      2. M54.11 Radiculopathy, occipito-atlanto-axial region

      3. M54.12 Radiculopathy, cervical region

      4. M54.13 Radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region

      5. M54.14 Radiculopathy, thoracic region

      6. M54.15 Radiculopathy, thoracolumbar region

      7. M54.16 Radiculopathy, lumbar region

      8. M54.17 Radiculopathy, lumbosacral region

      9. M54.18 Radiculopathy, sacral and sacrococcygeal region

    3. M54.2 Cervicalgia

    4. M54.3 Sciatica

      1. M54.30 Sciatica, unspecified side

      2. M54.31 Sciatica, right side

      3. M54.32 Sciatica, left side

    5. M54.4 Lumbago with sciatica

      1. M54.40 Lumbago with sciatica, unspecified side

      2. M54.41 Lumbago with sciatica, right side

      3. M54.42 Lumbago with sciatica, left side

    6. M54.5 Low back pain

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Loin pain
      • Lumbago NOS
    7. M54.6 Pain in thoracic spine

    8. M54.8 Other dorsalgia

      1. M54.81 Occipital neuralgia

      2. M54.89 Other dorsalgia

    9. M54.9 Dorsalgia, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Backache NOS
      • Back pain NOS
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.