ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 01, 2017

See: Thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbosacral intervertebral disc disorders with myelopathy

  ICD-10 Code for Intervertebral disc disorders with myelopathy, thoracolumbar region M51.05

M51.05 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M51.05 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

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Intervertebral disc disorders with myelopathy, thoracolumbar region”

  • Degeneration, degenerative
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • intervertebral disc — See also Disorder, disc
      • thoracolumbar(with)
        • myelopathy - M51.05
  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
    • disc(intervertebral) - M51.9
      • with
        • myelopathy
          • thoracolumbar region - M51.05
  • Displacement, displaced
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