ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M54.08

Panniculitis aff regions of neck/bk, sacr/sacrocygl region

Diagnosis Code M54.08

ICD-10: M54.08
Short Description: Panniculitis aff regions of neck/bk, sacr/sacrocygl region
Long Description: Panniculitis affecting regions of neck and back, sacral and sacrococcygeal region
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M54.08

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other dorsopathies (M50-M54)
      • Dorsalgia (M54)

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients

Connective Tissue Disorders

Your connective tissue supports many different parts of your body, such as your skin, eyes, and heart. It is like a "cellular glue" that gives your body parts their shape and helps keep them strong. It also helps some of your tissues do their work. It is made of many kinds of proteins. Cartilage and fat are types of connective tissue.

Over 200 disorders that impact connective tissue. There are different types:

  • Genetic disorders, such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, and osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Autoimmune disorders, such as lupus and scleroderma
  • Cancers, like some types of soft tissue sarcoma

Each disorder has its own symptoms and needs different treatment.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Dupuytrens contracture (Medical Encyclopedia)

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