Valid for Submission
G71.21 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of nemaline myopathy. The code G71.21 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code G71.21 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like nemaline myopathy, nemaline myopathy, early onset type or nemaline myopathy, late onset type.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code G71.21 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Nemaline myopathy
- Nemaline myopathy, early onset type
- Nemaline myopathy, late onset type
- MYOPATHIES NEMALINE-. a group of inherited congenital myopathic conditions characterized clinically by weakness hypotonia and prominent hypoplasia of proximal muscles including the face. muscle biopsy reveals large numbers of rod shaped structures beneath the muscle fiber plasma membrane. this disorder is genetically heterogeneous and may occasionally present in adults. adams et al. principles of neurology 6th ed p1453
G7121 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):