2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M48.00
Spinal stenosis, site unspecified
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Cauda equina syndrome due to spinal stenosis
- Spinal stenosis
- Spinal stenosis, excluding cervical region
- Stenosis of spinal canal due to bone
- Stenosis of spinal canal due to connective tissue
- Stenosis of spinal canal due to intervertebral disc
- Stenosis of spinal canal due to subluxation
- Stenosis of vertebral foramen
- Spinal Stenosis-. narrowing of the spinal canal.
- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis-. spinal stenosis in the lumbar region.
- Spinal Stenosis-. narrowing of the spinal canal. it may lead to compression of the spinal cord or nerve roots resulting in neck or back pain, and/or numbness or weakness in the extremities.
Index to Diseases and Injuries References
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Convert to ICD-9-CM Code
|Source ICD-10-CM Code||Target ICD-9-CM Code|
|M48.00||724.00 - Spinal stenosis NOS|
Your spine, or backbone, protects your spinal cord and allows you to stand and bend. Spinal stenosis causes narrowing in your spine. The narrowing puts pressure on your nerves and spinal cord and can cause pain.
Spinal stenosis occurs mostly in people older than 50. Younger people with a spine injury or a narrow spinal canal are also at risk. Diseases such as arthritis and scoliosis can cause spinal stenosis, too. Symptoms might appear gradually or not at all. They include:
- Pain in your neck or back
- Numbness, weakness, cramping, or pain in your arms or legs
- Pain going down the leg
- Foot problems
Doctors diagnose spinal stenosis with a physical exam and imaging tests. Treatments include medications, physical therapy, braces, and surgery.
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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