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ICD-10-CM Code G72.49
Other inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

G72.49 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code G724 is used to code Inflammatory myopathy

Inflammatory myopathy (inflammatory muscle disease or myositis) is disease featuring weakness and inflammation of muscles and (in some types) muscle pain. The cause of much inflammatory myopathy is unknown (idiopathic), and such cases are classified according to their symptoms and signs and electromyography, MRI and laboratory findings. The main classes of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy are polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), and inclusion-body myositis (IBM).

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: D009220, D009220, D009220
ICD 9 Codes: 359.6, 710.3, 710.4

Gottron's papules on the hand of a patient with juvenile dermatomyositis.

Coding Notes for G72.49 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Inflammatory myopathy NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders with CC.
  • DRG Group #545-547 - Connective tissue disorders without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G72.49 - Other inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G72.49. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other inflammatory and immune myopathies, NEC (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code G72.49 and a single ICD9 code, 359.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: G72.4 - Inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/G7249