M86.19: Other acute osteomyelitis Site unspecified

The bone marrow is inflamed in a particular part of your body.

The bone marrow is inside the bone. The blood cells are formed in the bone marrow.

There can be different reasons why your blood marrow has become inflamed. The bone marrow can become inflamed because of pathogens, for example, via open wounds, or after operations. Your bone marrow has very suddenly become inflamed.

Bone marrow inflammation can also spread to the surrounding bone. When bone or bone marrow is inflamed, the area can be painful or red. The relevant part of the body usually becomes less mobile, too. One may have a high temperature or feel unwell.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information

Note

This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.

Source

Provided by the non-profit organization “Was hab’ ich?” gemeinnützige GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Health (BMG).