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[See site code before M40] Rheumatoid arthritis of spine

Excludes: arthropathy in Reiter's disease ( M02.3 )

juvenile (ankylosing) spondylitis ( M08.1 )

M46.3 Infection of intervertebral disc (pyogenic)

Use additional code (B95-B97), if desired, to identify infectious agent. M46.4 Discitis, unspecified M46.5 Other infective spondylopathies M46.8 Other specified inflammatory spondylopathies M46.9 Inflammatory spondylopathy, unspecified


M47.2 M47.8


[See site code before M40]

Includes: arthrosis or osteoarthritis of spine degeneration of facet joints

Anterior spinal and vertebral artery compression syndromes ( G99.2* )

Other spondylosis with myelopathy

Spondylogenic compression of spinal cord+ ( G99.2* ) Excludes: vertebral subluxation ( M43.3-M43.5 ) Other spondylosis with radiculopathy Other spondylosis


Cervical spondylosis Lumbosacral spondylosis Thoracic spondylosis

Spondylosis, unspecified

without myelopathy or radiculopathy

Other spondylopathies

[See site code before M40]

M48.0 Spinal stenosis

Caudal stenosis

M48.1 Ankylosing hyperostosis [Forestier]

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis [DISH]

M48.2 Kissing spine

M48.3 Traumatic spondylopathy

M48.4 Fatigue fracture of vertebra

Stress fracture of vertebra

M48.5 Collapsed vertebra, not elsewhere classified

Collapsed vertebra NOS Wedging of vertebra NOS

Excludes: collapsed vertebra in osteoporosis ( M80.- )

current injury - see injury of spine by body region. M48.8 Other specified spondylopathies

Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament M48.9 Spondylopathy, unspecified


_ Spondylopathies in diseases classified elsewhere

[See site code before M40]

Excludes: psoriatic and enteropathic arthropathies ( M07.-* , M09.-* ) M49.0* Tuberculosis of spine ( A18.0+ )

Pott's curvature M49.1* Brucella spondylitis ( A23.-+ ) M49.2* Enterobacterial spondylitis ( A01-A04+ )

M49.3* Spondylopathy in other infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

Excludes: neuropathic spondylopathy in tabes dorsalis ( M49.4* ) M49.4* Neuropathic spondylopathy

Neuropathic spondylopathy in:

■ syringomyelia and syringobulbia ( G95.0+ )

M49.5* Collapsed vertebra in diseases classified elsewhere

Metastatic fracture of vertebra ( C79.5+ ) M49.8* Spondylopathy in other diseases classified elsewhere

Processed on 05.04.2006 M. Source: World Health © Copyright WHO/DIMDI

S. Organization 1994/2006

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