ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 728.3

Muscle disorders NEC

Diagnosis Code 728.3

ICD-9: 728.3
Short Description: Muscle disorders NEC
Long Description: Other specific muscle disorders
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 728.3

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739)
    • Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
      • 728 Disorders of muscle, ligament, and fascia

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abnormally increased muscle contraction
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Congenital arthrogryposis due to teratogen
  • Distal arthrogryposis syndrome
  • Drop attack
  • Dropped head syndrome
  • Familial arthrogryposis-cholestatic hepatorenal syndrome
  • Flaccidity - muscle
  • Flaccidity of muscle of lower limb
  • Immobility syndrome
  • Inherited arthrogryposis
  • Instability of pelvic floor
  • Mass of psoas muscle
  • Muscle cachexia
  • Myedema
  • Myokymia, hyperhidrosis, impaired muscle relaxation syndrome
  • Non dystrophic myotonia
  • Paraplegic immobility syndrome
  • Quadratus lumborum syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 728.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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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