ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R29.898

Oth symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system

Diagnosis Code R29.898

ICD-10: R29.898
Short Description: Oth symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
Long Description: Other symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R29.898

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Symptoms and signs involving the nervous and musculoskeletal systems (R25-R29)
      • Oth symptoms and signs involving the nervous and ms systems (R29)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R29.898 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Abnormal facies
  • Apprehension test of knee positive
  • Bony swelling of lumbar spine
  • Bony swelling of the shoulder
  • Bony swelling of the wrist
  • Chronic limitation of movement of neck
  • Cogwheel muscle rigidity
  • Decerebrate rigidity
  • Decorticate rigidity
  • Decreased active range of lumbar spine extension
  • Decreased active range of shoulder flexion
  • Decreased body growth
  • Decreased muscle tone
  • Decreased muscle tone - left side more than right side
  • Decreased muscle tone - right side more than left side
  • Decreased range of knee movement
  • Difficulty gripping
  • Difficulty kneeling
  • Difficulty reaching
  • Diffuse rigidity
  • Floppy muscles
  • Foot problem
  • Form of muscle
  • Growing pains
  • Heavy feeling
  • Heavy legs
  • Hyperextension
  • Incomplete paralysis
  • Increased body growth
  • Large fontanelle
  • Large head
  • Lead pipe muscle rigidity
  • Ligamentous strain
  • Limitation of joint movement
  • Lumbar spine - swollen
  • Mass in muscle of limb
  • Mass of musculoskeletal structure
  • Mass of thoracic vertebrae
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Muscle tender point
  • Muscle tension
  • Muscle tone atonic
  • Musculoskeletal symptom
  • On examination - asymmetrical thigh creases
  • On examination - drooping/round shouldered
  • On examination - head large
  • On examination - joint swelling
  • On examination - joint:bone end thickened
  • On examination - lower leg bone abnormal
  • On examination - muscle rigid - cogwheel
  • On examination - muscle tension
  • On examination - muscle tone atonic
  • On examination - muscle tone hypotonic
  • On examination - paralysis
  • On examination - Right foot deformity
  • On examination - rigid muscle
  • Pelvic floor tension
  • Poor muscle tone
  • Prayer sign positive
  • Sensation of heaviness in limbs
  • Skeletal muscle tender
  • Stiff legs
  • Stiffness
  • Subjective muscle weakness
  • Tenalgia
  • Tenderness in limb
  • Tenderness in lower limb
  • Tenderness in popliteal fossa
  • Tenderness of tendon
  • Trendelenburg sign positive
  • Trousseau sign positive
  • Unable to kneel
  • Unable to protrude tongue
  • Unable to protrude tongue fully
  • Weakness of foot
  • Weakness of hand
  • Weakness of neck
  • Weakness of right hand

Information for Patients

Movement Disorders

Imagine if parts of your body moved when you didn't want them to. If you have a movement disorder, you experience these kinds of impaired movement. Dyskinesia is abnormal uncontrolled movement and is a common symptom of many movement disorders. Tremors are a type of dyskinesia.

Nerve diseases cause many movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease. Other causes include injuries, autoimmune diseases, infections and certain medicines. Many movement disorders are inherited, which means they run in families.

Treatment varies by disorder. Medicine can cure some disorders. Others get better when an underlying disease is treated. Often, however, there is no cure. In that case, the goal of treatment is to improve symptoms and relieve pain.

  • Angelman syndrome
  • Chronic motor tic disorder
  • Facial tics
  • Movement - uncontrollable
  • Movement - uncontrolled or slow
  • Movement - uncoordinated
  • Movement - unpredictable or jerky
  • Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA)
  • Tardive dyskinesia

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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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