Valid for Submission
G71.8 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other primary disorders of muscles. The code G71.8 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 G71.8 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like alpha-b crystallin-related late-onset myopathy, amyotrophy due to herpes zoster, benign monomelic amyotrophy, childhood-onset autosomal recessive myopathy with external ophthalmoplegia, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction , fatal infantile hypertonic myofibrillar myopathy, etc.
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 G71.8 are found in the index:
- - Amyotrophia, amyotrophy, amyotrophic - G71.8
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Alpha-B crystallin-related late-onset myopathy
- Amyotrophy due to herpes zoster
- Benign monomelic amyotrophy
- Childhood-onset autosomal recessive myopathy with external ophthalmoplegia
- Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
- Fatal infantile hypertonic myofibrillar myopathy
- Hereditary hollow viscus myopathy
- Hereditary inclusion body myopathy type 4
- Hereditary myopathy limited to females
- Hollow visceral myopathy
- Myofibrillar myopathy
- Myofibrillar myopathy
- Myopathy due to calsequestrin and SERCA1 protein overload
- Myopathy with cytoplasmic inclusions
- Progressive external ophthalmoplegia
- Proximal myopathy
- Proximal myopathy with extrapyramidal signs
- X-linked limb girdle muscular dystrophy with normal dystrophin
- X-linked muscular dystrophy with limb girdle distribution
- X-linked myopathy with postural muscle atrophy
Convert G71.8 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code G71.8 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
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
- Certain medicines
Sometimes the cause of muscle disorders is unknown.
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