ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M84.68XG

Path fx in oth disease, oth site, subs for fx w delay heal

Diagnosis Code M84.68XG

ICD-10: M84.68XG
Short Description: Path fx in oth disease, oth site, subs for fx w delay heal
Long Description: Pathological fracture in other disease, other site, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M84.68XG

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Disorders of bone density and structure (M80-M85)
      • Disorder of continuity of bone (M84)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M84.68XG is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC 559
  • AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC 560
  • AFTERCARE, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC 561

Information for Patients


Fractures

Also called: Broken bone

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls, or sports injuries. Other causes are low bone density and osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, which are very small cracks in the bone.

Symptoms of a fracture are

  • Intense pain
  • Deformity - the limb looks out of place
  • Swelling, bruising, or tenderness around the injury
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Problems moving a limb

You need to get medical care right away for any fracture. An x-ray can tell if your bone is broken. You may need to wear a cast or splint. Sometimes you need surgery to put in plates, pins or screws to keep the bone in place.

  • Ankle fracture - aftercare
  • Broken bone
  • Broken collarbone - aftercare
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone - aftercare
  • Hand fracture - aftercare
  • Metatarsal fracture (acute) - aftercare
  • Metatarsal stress fractures - aftercare
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare
  • What Are Growth Plate Injuries? - NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)


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