ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T79.A29S

Traumatic compartment syndrome of unsp low extrm, sequela

Diagnosis Code T79.A29S

ICD-10: T79.A29S
Short Description: Traumatic compartment syndrome of unsp low extrm, sequela
Long Description: Traumatic compartment syndrome of unspecified lower extremity, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T79.A29S

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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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