2022 ICD-10-CM Code G71.21

Nemaline myopathy

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

Short Description:Nemaline myopathy
Long Description:Nemaline myopathy

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73)
      • Primary disorders of muscles (G71)

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:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Clinical Information

Replacement Code

G7121 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021