G55

icd
Billable

Nerve root and plexus compressions in diseases classified elsewhere


Guidelines

Excludes1
G50-G59
  • current traumatic nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders - see Injury, nerve by body region
  • neuralgia NOS (M79.2)
  • neuritis NOS (M79.2)
  • peripheral neuritis in pregnancy (O26.82-)
  • radiculitis NOS (M54.1-)
G55
  • nerve root compression (due to) (in) ankylosing spondylitis (M45.-)
  • nerve root compression (due to) (in) dorsopathies (M53.-, M54.-)
  • nerve root compression (due to) (in) intervertebral disc disorders (M50.1.-, M51.1.-)
  • nerve root compression (due to) (in) spondylopathies (M46.-, M48.-)
  • nerve root compression (due to) (in) spondylosis (M47.0-, M47.2.-)
Excludes 2
6
  • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
  • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
  • 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)

Related Codes

G55icd
Nerve root and plexus compressions in diseases classified elsewhere