ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 359.89

Myopathies NEC

Diagnosis Code 359.89

ICD-9: 359.89
Short Description: Myopathies NEC
Long Description: Other myopathies
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 359.89

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system
    • Disorders of the peripheral nervous system (350-359)
      • 359 Muscular dystrophies and other myopathies

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Brody myopathy
  • Carcinomatous myopathic syndrome
  • Chronic myopathy with hypocalcemia and hypophosphatemia
  • Congenital nonprogressive myopathy with Moebius and Robin sequences
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to muscular dystrophy
  • Eosinophilic myopathy
  • Fukuhara syndrome
  • Hereditary hollow viscus myopathy
  • Hereditary myopathy associated with hydrocephalus
  • Juvenile myopathy AND lactate acidosis
  • Lipid storage myopathy
  • Luft's hypermetabolic myopathy
  • Malignant ventriculitis, brain
  • Megaconial myopathy
  • Metabolic myopathy
  • Minimal change myopathy
  • Mitochondrial cytopathy
  • Mitochondrial myopathy
  • Mitochondrial-lipid-glycogen storage myopathy
  • Myofibrillar myopathy
  • Myopathic facies
  • Myosin storage myopathy
  • Nutritional myopathy
  • Potassium depletion myopathy
  • Protein deficiency myopathy
  • Proximal myopathy
  • Reducing-body myopathy
  • Sarcotubular myopathy
  • Symptomatic inflammatory myopathy associated with another disorder
  • TK2-related mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid depletion syndrome myopathic form
  • Zebra body myopathy

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
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Contracture deformity
  • Creatine phosphokinase test
  • Electromyography
  • Eyelid twitch
  • Hypotonia
  • Muscle aches
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Muscle biopsy
  • Muscle function loss
  • Muscle twitching
  • Myopathic changes
  • Myotonia congenita
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Volkmann ischemic contracture
  • Weakness

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