ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G71

Primary disorders of muscles

Diagnosis Code G71

ICD-10: G71
Short Description: Primary disorders of muscles
Long Description: Primary disorders of muscles
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G71

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system
    • Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73)
      • Primary disorders of muscles (G71)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Muscle Disorders

Also called: Myopathy

Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis.

Causes of muscle disorders include

  • Injury or overuse, such as sprains or strains, cramps or tendinitis
  • A genetic disorder, such as muscular dystrophy
  • Some cancers
  • Inflammation, such as myositis
  • Diseases of nerves that affect muscles
  • Infections
  • Certain medicines

Sometimes the cause is not known.

  • Caring for muscle spasticity or spasms
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Contracture deformity
  • Creatine phosphokinase test
  • Electromyography
  • Eyelid twitch
  • Hypotonia
  • Muscle aches
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Muscle function loss
  • Muscle twitching
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Weakness

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