What is the ICD 10 code for osteomyelitis?

What is the ICD-10-CM code for osteomyelitis?

M86. 9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What is the ICD-10 code for osteomyelitis of the right foot?

Other acute osteomyelitis, right ankle and foot

M86. 171 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for acute osteomyelitis of the lower leg?

2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86. 8X6: Other osteomyelitis, lower leg.

What is the ICD-10 code for left lower extremity osteomyelitis?

2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86. 172: Other acute osteomyelitis, left ankle and foot.

How do you code osteomyelitis?

Direct inoculation osteomyelitis is reported with codes from subcategory M86.

What is other osteomyelitis?

Osteomyelitis is inflammation or swelling that occurs in the bone. It can result from an infection somewhere else in the body that has spread to the bone, or it can start in the bone — often as a result of an injury. Osteomyelitis is more common in younger children (five and under) but can happen at any age.

What is chronic osteomyelitis?

Chronic osteomyelitis represents a progressive inflammatory process caused by pathogens, resulting in bone destruction and sequestrum formation. It may present with periods of quiescence of variable duration, whereas its occurrence, type, severity and prognosis is multifactorial.

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