ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 16, 2018
  ICD-10 Code for Other intervertebral disc degeneration, thoracolumbar region M51.35

M51.35 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M51.35 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 M51 Thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Other intervertebral disc degeneration, thoracolumbar region”

  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • intervertebral disc NOS
      • thoracolumbar region - M51.35
  • Tear, torn(traumatic)See also Laceration
    • annular fibrosis - M51.35
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to M51.35 Other intervertebral disc degeneration, thoracolumbar region

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