ICD-10-CM Code G72.89

Other specified myopathies

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

G72.89 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified myopathies. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code G72.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like brody myopathy, distal myotilinopathy, fingerprint myopathy, inclusion body myopathy 2, juvenile myopathy and lactate acidosis, megaconial myopathy, etc

Short Description:Other specified myopathies
Long Description:Other specified myopathies

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 G72.89 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:

  • Brody myopathy
  • Distal myotilinopathy
  • Fingerprint myopathy
  • Inclusion body myopathy 2
  • Juvenile myopathy AND lactate acidosis
  • Megaconial myopathy
  • Myofibrillar myopathy
  • Myopathy with cytoplasmic inclusions
  • Myopathy with deficiency of iron-sulfur cluster assembly enzyme
  • Myosin storage myopathy
  • Spheroid body myopathy

Convert G72.89 to ICD-9

  • 359.89 - Myopathies NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73)
      • Other and unspecified myopathies (G72)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients

Muscle Disorders

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.

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