2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.12

2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.12

Radiculopathy, cervical region

The following code(s) above M54.12 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to M54.12:
  • M00-M99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M50-M54
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M50-M54

    Other dorsopathies

    Type 1 Excludes
    • current injury - see injury of spine by body region
    • discitis NOS (M46.4-)
    Other dorsopathies
  • M54
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • psychogenic dorsalgia (F45.41)
  • M54.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M54.1


      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Brachial neuritis or radiculitis NOS
    • Lumbar neuritis or radiculitis NOS
    • Lumbosacral neuritis or radiculitis NOS
    • Thoracic neuritis or radiculitis NOS
    • Radiculitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neuralgia and neuritis NOS (M79.2)
    • radiculopathy with cervical disc disorder (M50.1)
    • radiculopathy with lumbar and other intervertebral disc disorder (M51.1-)
    • radiculopathy with spondylosis (M47.2-)
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM M54.12 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):

Convert M54.12 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M54.12:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M54.12
M54.03 …… cervicothoracic region
M54.04 …… thoracic region
M54.05 …… thoracolumbar region
M54.06 …… lumbar region
M54.07 …… lumbosacral region
M54.08 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M54.09 Panniculitis affecting regions, neck and back, multiple sites in spine
M54.1 Radiculopathy
M54.10 …… site unspecified
M54.11 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
M54.12 …… cervical region
M54.13 …… cervicothoracic region
M54.14 …… thoracic region
M54.15 …… thoracolumbar region
M54.16 …… lumbar region
M54.17 …… lumbosacral region
M54.18 …… sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M54.2 Cervicalgia
M54.3 Sciatica
M54.30 …… unspecified side
M54.31 …… right side

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