ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G71.8

Other primary disorders of muscles

Diagnosis Code G71.8

ICD-10: G71.8
Short Description: Other primary disorders of muscles
Long Description: Other primary disorders of muscles
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G71.8

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Benign monomelic amyotrophy
  • Hereditary hollow viscus myopathy
  • Hereditary myopathy limited to females
  • Hollow visceral myopathy
  • Viral musculoskeletal infection
  • X-linked limb girdle muscular dystrophy with normal dystrophin
  • X-linked muscular dystrophy with limb girdle distribution

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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