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    Code: M54.5

    Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Cerebral infarction, unspecified

    Block: Other dorsopathies (M50-M54)

    Excludes 1: current injury - see injury of spine by body region
    discitis NOS (M46.4-)

    Details: Low back pain

    Guidelines: Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)

    Note: Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition

    Excludes 2: arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    neoplasms (C00-D49)
    symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)

    For more details, visit: https://www.aapc.com/codes/icd-10-codes/M54.5