ICD-10-CM Code M62.9

Disorder of muscle, unspecified

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M62.9 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of disorder of muscle, unspecified. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code M62.9 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal muscle function, absent muscle function, decreased muscle function, disorder of muscle, disorder of skeletal muscle, disorder of smooth muscle, etc

ICD-10:M62.9
Short Description:Disorder of muscle, unspecified
Long Description:Disorder of muscle, unspecified

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 M62.9 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Abnormal muscle function
  • Absent muscle function
  • Decreased muscle function
  • Disorder of muscle
  • Disorder of skeletal muscle
  • Disorder of smooth muscle
  • Lesion of skeletal muscle structure
  • Muscle, ligament and fascia disorders
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Truncal muscle weakness

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M62.9 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 557 - TENDONITIS, MYOSITIS AND BURSITIS WITH MCC
  • 558 - TENDONITIS, MYOSITIS AND BURSITIS WITHOUT MCC

Convert M62.9 to ICD-9

  • 728.9 - Muscle/ligament dis NOS (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Disorders of muscles (M60-M63)
      • Other disorders of muscle (M62)

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

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

  • 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.

  • Caring for muscle spasticity or spasms (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Compartment syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Contracture deformity (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Creatine phosphokinase test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Electromyography (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid twitch (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypotonia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle aches (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle atrophy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle function loss (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Muscle twitching (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Weakness (Medical Encyclopedia)

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