ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G72.49

Oth inflammatory and immune myopathies, NEC

Diagnosis Code G72.49

ICD-10: G72.49
Short Description: Oth inflammatory and immune myopathies, NEC
Long Description: Other inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G72.49

Valid for Submission
The code G72.49 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73)
      • Other and unspecified myopathies (G72)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code G72.49 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 545 - CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 546 - CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 547 - CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Synonyms
  • Eosinophilic myopathy
  • Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy
  • Inflammatory disorder of muscle
  • Symptomatic inflammatory myopathy

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code G72.49 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


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


[Read More]
Previous Code
Previous Code G72.41
Next Code
G72.8 Next Code