ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G73.7

Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere

Diagnosis Code G73.7

ICD-10: G73.7
Short Description: Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
Long Description: Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G73.7

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73)
      • Disord of myoneural junction and muscle in dis classd elswhr (G73)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Amyloid myopathy
  • Carcinomatous myopathic syndrome
  • Chronic myopathy with hypocalcemia and hypophosphatemia
  • Glycogen storage disease, muscular form
  • Human immunodeficiency virus myopathy
  • Lipid storage myopathy
  • Luft's hypermetabolic myopathy
  • Mitochondrial myopathy
  • Mitochondrial-lipid-glycogen storage myopathy
  • Myopathy due to polyarteritis nodosa
  • Myopathy in myasthenia gravis
  • Nutritional myopathy
  • Potassium depletion myopathy
  • Primary familial amyloid myopathy
  • Primary sporadic amyloid myopathy
  • Secondary myopathy
  • Secondary myopathy
  • Secondary myopathy
  • Symptomatic inflammatory myopathy
  • Symptomatic inflammatory myopathy associated with another disorder

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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