ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 729.89

Muscskel sympt limb NEC

Diagnosis Code 729.89

ICD-9: 729.89
Short Description: Muscskel sympt limb NEC
Long Description: Other musculoskeletal symptoms referable to limbs
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 729.89

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
      • 729 Other disorders of soft tissues

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Absent muscle function
  • Central muscle fatigue
  • Complaining of ankle symptom
  • Complaining of foot symptom
  • High frequency muscle fatigue
  • Hypertrophy of upper limb
  • Localized swelling, mass and lump, lower limb
  • Localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb
  • Low frequency muscle fatigue
  • Lump on extremities
  • Mass in muscle of limb
  • Mass of axilla
  • Mass of foot
  • Mass of knee
  • Mass of lower limb
  • Mass of musculoskeletal structure
  • Mass of palm
  • Mass of shin
  • Mass of shoulder region
  • Mass of toe
  • Mass of upper limb
  • Muscle fatigue
  • On examination - asymmetrical thigh creases
  • On examination - sign - ankle/foot
  • On examination - sign - lower limb
  • Peripheral muscle fatigue
  • Rheumatic fever nodule
  • Swelling of buttock
  • Symptom of ankle
  • Symptom of foot
  • Upper limb tension
  • Wrist symptom

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 729.89 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Broken bones

Some nerve problems, arthritis, or cancers can affect the entire arm and cause pain, spasms, swelling and trouble moving. You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder.

  • Arm CT scan
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Brachial plexus injury in newborns
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Skeletal limb abnormalities
  • Volkmann ischemic contracture

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Leg Injuries and Disorders

Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, falling, or having an accident can damage your legs. Common leg injuries include sprains and strains, joint dislocations, and fractures.

These injuries can affect the entire leg, or just the foot, ankle, knee, or hip. Certain diseases also lead to leg problems. For example, knee osteoarthritis, common in older people, can cause pain and limited motion. Problems in your veins in your legs can lead to varicose veins or deep vein thrombosis.

  • Blount's disease
  • Bowlegs
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction
  • Femoral nerve dysfunction
  • Femur fracture repair - discharge
  • Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
  • Iliotibial band syndrome -- aftercare
  • Ischemic ulcers -- self-care
  • Knock knees
  • Leg CT scan
  • Leg lengthening and shortening
  • Leg or foot amputation
  • Leg pain
  • Shin splints - self-care
  • Skeletal limb abnormalities
  • Tibial nerve dysfunction
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Venous ulcers -- self-care

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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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