ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T79.A19

Traumatic compartment syndrome of unsp upper extremity

Diagnosis Code T79.A19

ICD-10: T79.A19
Short Description: Traumatic compartment syndrome of unsp upper extremity
Long Description: Traumatic compartment syndrome of unspecified upper extremity
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T79.A19

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Certain early complications of trauma (T79)
      • Certain early complications of trauma, NEC (T79)

Information for Medical Professionals

Synonyms
  • Compartment syndrome of forearm
  • Compartment syndrome of hand
  • Compartment syndrome of lower leg
  • Compartment syndrome of lower limb
  • Compartment syndrome of upper arm
  • Compartment syndrome of upper limb
  • Extensor compartment syndrome of forearm
  • Triceps surae compartment syndrome

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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