ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019

See: Dorsalgia

  ICD-10 Code for Dorsalgia, unspecified M54.9

M54.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M54.9 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 M54 Dorsalgia

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Back pain NOS
  • Backache NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Dorsalgia, unspecified”

  • Backache(postural) - M54.9
  • Dorsalgia - M54.9
  • Pain(s) - R52See also Painful
    • back(postural) - M54.9
    • spine - M54.9
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to M54.9 Dorsalgia, unspecified

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