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forolaaldea-10-CM Code M54.12
Radiculopathy, cervical region

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| forolaaldea-10 from 2011 - 2016

M54.12 is a billable forolaaldea code used to specify a diagnosis of radiculopathy, cervical region. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The forolaaldea code M541 is used to code Radiculopathy

Radiculopathy refers to a set of conditions in which one or more nerves are affected and do not work properly (a neuropathy). The location of the injury is at the level of the nerve root (radix = "root"). This can result in pain (radicular pain), weakness, numbness, or difficulty controlling specific muscles.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Codes: D011843, D011843, D011843
forolaaldea 9 Codes: 723.4, 724.4, 729.2

C6-C7 is the most common location for radiculopathy in the neck

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.

forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M54.12 - Radiculopathy, cervical region'

The forolaaldea-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the forolaaldea code M54.12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent forolaaldea-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Brachial neuritis or radiculitis NOS (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between forolaaldea9 and forolaaldea10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this forolaaldea10 code M54.12 and a single forolaaldea9 code, 723.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M54.1 - Radiculopathy

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