ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M62.81

Muscle weakness (generalized)

Diagnosis Code M62.81

ICD-10: M62.81
Short Description: Muscle weakness (generalized)
Long Description: Muscle weakness (generalized)
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M62.81

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Disorders of muscles (M60-M63)
      • Other disorders of muscle (M62)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M62.81 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 555 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC
  • 556 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT MCC

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  • 728.87 - Muscle weakness-general

Synonyms
  • Abnormal gait due to muscle weakness
  • Calf muscle weakness
  • Distal muscle weakness
  • Dropped head syndrome
  • Finding of grade of muscle power
  • Finding of movement of hand
  • Hand muscle weakness
  • Insufficient power to move joint
  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscle weakness of limb
  • Muscle weakness of upper limb
  • Neurogenic muscle weakness, ataxia and retinitis pigmentosa
  • Neurological muscle weakness
  • On examination - muscle power
  • On examination - muscle power
  • On examination - muscle power
  • On examination - muscle power absent
  • On examination - muscle power reduced
  • On examination - paresis
  • Paresis of lower extremity
  • Paresis of lower extremity
  • Proximal muscle weakness
  • Pyramidal type muscle weakness
  • Quadriceps weakness
  • Truncal muscle weakness
  • Weak mouth closure
  • Weak teeth clenching
  • Weakness of back
  • Weakness of distal arms and legs
  • Weakness of extremities as sequela of stroke
  • Weakness of hand
  • Weakness of jaw muscles
  • Weakness of sternomastoid
  • Weakness present

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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Compartment syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Contracture deformity (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Creatine phosphokinase test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Electromyography (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid twitch (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypotonia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle aches (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle atrophy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle function loss (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle twitching (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Weakness (Medical Encyclopedia)


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