ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M79.89

Other specified soft tissue disorders

Diagnosis Code M79.89

ICD-10: M79.89
Short Description: Other specified soft tissue disorders
Long Description: Other specified soft tissue disorders
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M79.89

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)
      • Oth and unsp soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified (M79)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M79.89 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Disorder of fascia
  • Disorder of oral soft tissues
  • Disorder of rectus sheath
  • Fat necrosis
  • Fat necrosis of subcutaneous tissue
  • Finger joint - soft tissue swelling
  • Infection of cervical spine
  • Infection of soft tissue of cervical spine
  • Leg swelling symptom
  • Necrosis of subcutaneous tissue
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infection
  • Nodular fat necrosis
  • Oral frictional keratosis
  • Polyalgia
  • Reactive fibrous tissue proliferation
  • Soft tissue impingement on teeth
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Soft tissue swelling
  • Subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis in pancreatitis
  • Swelling of finger
  • Swelling of finger joint
  • Swelling of limb
  • Swelling of lower limb
  • Swelling of thumb joint
  • Swelling of toe joint
  • Swollen feet
  • Swollen legs
  • Swollen thumb
  • Thumb joint - soft tissue swelling
  • Toe joint - soft tissue swelling
  • Toe swelling

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code M79.89 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Connective Tissue Disorders

Connective tissue is the material inside your body that supports many of its parts. It is the "cellular glue" that gives your tissues their shape and helps keep them strong. It also helps some of your tissues do their work. Cartilage and fat are examples of connective tissue.

There are over 200 disorders that impact connective tissue. Some, like cellulitis, are the result of an infection. Injuries can cause connective tissue disorders, such as scars. Others, such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, and osteogenesis imperfecta, are genetic. Still others, like scleroderma, have no known cause. Each disorder has its own symptoms and needs different treatment.

  • Dupuytrens contracture

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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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