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ICD-10-CM Code M33

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M33 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of M33 that describes the diagnosis 'dermatopolymyositis' in more detail.

The ICD code M33 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.

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