ICD-10-CM Code G57.03

Lesion of sciatic nerve, bilateral lower limbs

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

G57.03 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of lesion of sciatic nerve, bilateral lower limbs. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code G57.03 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral lower limb piriformis syndrome, bilateral neuralgia of nerve of lower limbs, bilateral sciatic nerve disorder, bilateral sciatic nerve disorder, bilateral sciatica, disorder of left sciatic nerve, etc

ICD-10:G57.03
Short Description:Lesion of sciatic nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Long Description:Lesion of sciatic nerve, bilateral lower limbs

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Bilateral lower limb piriformis syndrome
  • Bilateral neuralgia of nerve of lower limbs
  • Bilateral sciatic nerve disorder
  • Bilateral sciatic nerve disorder
  • Bilateral sciatica
  • Disorder of left sciatic nerve
  • Disorder of left sciatic nerve
  • Disorder of right sciatic nerve
  • Disorder of right sciatic nerve
  • Left side sciatica
  • Neuralgia of nerve of left lower limb
  • Neuralgia of nerve of right lower limb
  • Pain of bilateral thighs
  • Pain of left thigh
  • Pain of right thigh
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Right side sciatica

Replacement Code

G5703 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • G57.01 - Lesion of sciatic nerve, right lower limb
  • G57.02 - Lesion of sciatic nerve, left lower limb

Convert G57.03 to ICD-9

  • 355.0 - Sciatic nerve lesion (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders (G50-G59)
      • Mononeuropathies of lower limb (G57)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021