ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 21, 2017

See: Other cervical disc disorders

  ICD-10 Code for Other cervical disc disorders, high cervical region M50.81

M50.81 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M50.81 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 13 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)
Section M50-M54 Other dorsopathies (M50-M54)
Category M50 Cervical disc disorders

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Other C2-C3 cervical disc disorders
  • Other C3-C4 cervical disc disorders

Related Terms to “Other cervical disc disorders, high cervical region”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to M50.81 Other cervical disc disorders, high cervical region

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