ICD-10-CM Code G57.23

Lesion of femoral nerve, bilateral lower limbs

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

G57.23 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of lesion of femoral 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 G57.23 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral femoral neuropathy or disorder of left femoral nerve or disorder of right femoral nerve.

Short Description:Lesion of femoral nerve, bilateral lower limbs
Long Description:Lesion of femoral nerve, bilateral lower limbs


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

  • Bilateral femoral neuropathy
  • Disorder of left femoral nerve
  • Disorder of right femoral nerve

Replacement Code

G5723 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • G57.21 - Lesion of femoral nerve, right lower limb
  • G57.22 - Lesion of femoral nerve, left lower limb

Convert G57.23 to ICD-9

  • 355.2 - Femoral nerve lesion NEC (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