ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G72.89

Other specified myopathies

Diagnosis Code G72.89

ICD-10: G72.89
Short Description: Other specified myopathies
Long Description: Other specified myopathies
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G72.89

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Brody myopathy
  • Congenital myopathy with abnormal subcellular organelles
  • Fingerprint myopathy
  • Inclusion body myopathy 2
  • Juvenile myopathy AND lactate acidosis
  • Megaconial myopathy
  • Mitochondrial myopathy
  • Myofibrillar myopathy
  • Myopathy with cytoplasmic inclusions
  • Myopathy with deficiency of iron-sulfur cluster assembly enzyme
  • Myosin storage myopathy
  • Nutritional myopathy
  • Protein deficiency myopathy

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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