ICD-10-CM Code M27.51

Perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M27.51 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M27.51 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like form of root of tooth or perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment.

ICD-10:M27.51
Short Description:Perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment
Long Description:Perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code M27.51 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Form of root of tooth
  • Perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment

Convert M27.51 to ICD-9

  • 526.61 - Perfor root canal space

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw (M26-M27)
      • Other diseases of jaws (M27)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • 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