Superb guide for ICD 10 code for Lumbar Spondylosis

Basics of ICD 10 code for lumbar spondylosis


Spondylosis is a broad term to refer any type of degeneration in the spine. Most often, the term spondylosis is used to describe osteoarthritis of the spine, but it is also commonly used to describe any manner of spinal degeneration. Spondylosis changes in the spine are frequently referred to as osteoarthritis. For example, the phrase "spondylosis of the lumbar spine" means degenerative changes such as osteoarthritis of the vertebral joints and degenerating intervertebral discs (degenerative disc disease) in the low back. Medical coders will be aware of these degenerative disorders of spine. Today, we are here to learn about ICD 10 code for lumbar spondylosis and its related disorders. The ICD 10 code for spondylosis of lumbar spine is coded as M43.06.




ICD 10 code for lumbar spondylosis

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Synonyms for ICD 10 code for Lumbar Spondylosis


There are different similar term may be used for coding lumbar spondylosis. The main key words are as degenerative changes of lumbar spine, Acquired lumbar spondylolysis, Lumbar spondylolysis, and osteoarthritis of lumbar spine. All these synonyms will lead to similar ICD 10 code for lumbar spondylosis that is M43.06. The other similar codes for lumbar spondylosis ICD 10 codes can be found below

M43.02 - Spondylolysis, cervical region
M43.03 - Spondylolysis, cervicothoracic region
M43.04 -   Spondylolysis, thoracic region
M43.05 -   Spondylolysis, thoracolumbar region
M43.07 -    Spondylolysis, lumbosacral region
M43.08 -    Spondylolysis, sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M43.09 -     Spondylolysis, site unspecified

Combines codes for Spondylosis with radiculopathy and Myelopathy


Yes, in ICD 10 we have many combined codes with other diagnosis. Hence, when ICD 10 code for lumbar spondylosis also has few combines with other diagnosis like radiculopathy, myelopathy etc. Below you can find a list of combined spondylosis codes with radiculopathy and myelopathy.
M47.16 - Other spondylosis with myelopathy, lumbar region
M47.17 - Other spondylosis with myelopathy, lumbosacral region
M47.18 - Other spondylosis with myelopathy, sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M47.19 -   Other spondylosis with myelopathy, sacral and sacrococcygeal region
M47.22 - Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, cervical region
M47.23 - Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, cervicothoracic region
M47.24 - Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, thoracic region
M47.25 - Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, thoracolumbar region
M47.26 - Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, lumbar region
M47.27 - Other spondylosis with radiculopathy, lumbosacral region





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