ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M62.549

Muscle wasting and atrophy, NEC, unsp hand

Diagnosis Code M62.549

ICD-10: M62.549
Short Description: Muscle wasting and atrophy, NEC, unsp hand
Long Description: Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, unspecified hand
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M62.549

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Disorders of muscles (M60-M63)
      • Other disorders of muscle (M62)

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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