2021 ICD-10-CM Code M62.511

Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, right shoulder

Version 2021
Billable Code
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Valid for Submission

M62.511 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, right shoulder. The code M62.511 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code M62.511 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like atrophy of muscle of right shoulder.

ICD-10:M62.511
Short Description:Muscle wasting and atrophy, NEC, right shoulder
Long Description:Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, right shoulder

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Approximate Synonyms

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

Convert M62.511 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code M62.511 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


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

Sometimes the cause is not known.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)