ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 728.2

Musc disuse atrophy NEC

Diagnosis Code 728.2

ICD-9: 728.2
Short Description: Musc disuse atrophy NEC
Long Description: Muscular wasting and disuse atrophy, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 728.2

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
      • 728 Disorders of muscle, ligament, and fascia

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Aggressive systemic infantile myofibromatosis
  • Amyotrophy due to herpes zoster
  • Atrophic myositis
  • Benign monomelic amyotrophy
  • Congenital fibrosis of inferior rectus muscle
  • Congenital fibrosis syndrome
  • Denervation atrophy of muscle
  • Disuse muscle atrophy
  • Ischemic muscular atrophy
  • Leg wasted
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Muscular atrophy, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa, and diabetes mellitus
  • Myofibrosis
  • On examination - muscle atrophy present
  • On examination - quadriceps muscle wasting
  • Parasitic myositis
  • Severe systemic illness respiratory muscle fatigue
  • Severe systemic illness-induced respiratory muscle wasting

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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