2022 ICD-10-CM Code G57.13

Meralgia paresthetica, bilateral lower limbs

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:G57.13
Short Description:Meralgia paresthetica, bilateral lower limbs
Long Description:Meralgia paresthetica, bilateral lower limbs

Code Classification

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

G57.13 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of meralgia paresthetica, bilateral lower limbs. The code G57.13 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code G57.13 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral meralgia paresthetica, lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh lesion, meralgia paresthetica, pain of bilateral thighs, pain of left thigh , pain of right thigh, etc.

Approximate Synonyms

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

Replacement Code

G5713 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert G57.13 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code G57.13 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

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