2021 ICD-10-CM Code M90.63

Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, forearm

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

M90.63 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, forearm. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:M90.63
Short Description:Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, forearm
Long Description:Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, forearm

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, forearm

Header codes like M90.63 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, forearm:

  • M90.631 - Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, right forearm
  • M90.632 - Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, left forearm
  • M90.639 - Osteitis deformans in neoplastic diseases, unspecified forearm

Information for Patients


Paget's Disease of Bone

Also called: Osteitis deformans

Paget's disease of bone causes your bones to grow too large and weak. They also might break easily. The disease can lead to other health problems, too, such as arthritis and hearing loss. You can have Paget's disease in any bone, but it is most common in the spine, pelvis, skull, and legs. The disease might affect one or several bones, but not your entire skeleton. More men than women have the disease. It is most common in older people.

No one knows what causes Paget's disease. In some cases, a virus might be responsible. It tends to run in families. Many people do not know they have Paget's disease because their symptoms are mild. For others, symptoms can include

Doctors use blood tests and imaging tests to diagnose Paget's disease. Early diagnosis and treatment can prevent some symptoms from getting worse. Treatments include medicines and sometimes surgery. A good diet and exercise might also help.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


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