ICD-10-CM Code M33.9
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code M33.9 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of M33.9 that describes the diagnosis 'dermatopolymyositis, unspecified' in more detail.
- M33.9 Dermatopolymyositis, unspecified NON-BILLABLE
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).
|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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M33.9 - Dermatopolymyositis, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M33.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.