"Fasciitis" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "fasciitis"

  • Fasciitis - M72.9 Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified
    • diffuse (eosinophilic) - M35.4 Diffuse (eosinophilic) fasciitis
    • infective - M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders
      • necrotizing - M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis
    • necrotizing - M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis
    • nodular - M72.4 Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
    • perirenal (with ureteral obstruction) - N13.5 Crossing vessel and stricture of ureter without hydronephrosis
      • with infection - N13.6 Pyonephrosis
    • plantar - M72.2 Plantar fascial fibromatosis
    • specified NEC - M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders
    • traumatic (old) - M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders
      • current - code by site under Sprain

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Fasciitis: Inflammation of the fascia. There are three major types: 1, Eosinophilic fasciitis, an inflammatory reaction with eosinophilia, producing hard thickened skin with an orange-peel configuration suggestive of scleroderma and considered by some a variant of scleroderma; 2, Necrotizing fasciitis (FASCIITIS, NECROTIZING), a serious fulminating infection (usually by a beta hemolytic streptococcus) causing extensive necrosis of superficial fascia; 3, Nodular/Pseudosarcomatous /Proliferative fasciitis, characterized by a rapid growth of fibroblasts with mononuclear inflammatory cells and proliferating capillaries in soft tissue, often the forearm; it is not malignant but is sometimes mistaken for fibrosarcoma.