ICD-10-CM Code M60.039
Infective myositis, unspecified forearm
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M60.039 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of infective myositis, unspecified forearm. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M600 is used to code Pyomyositis
Pyomyositis, also known as tropical pyomyositis or myositis tropicans, is a bacterial infection of the skeletal muscles which results in a pus-filled abscess. Pyomyositis is most common in tropical areas but can also occur in temperate zones.
|MeSH Codes:||D052880, D052880|
|ICD 9 Codes:||408.1, 728.0|
Transverse T2 magnetic resonance imaging section through the hip region showing abscess collection in a patient with pyomyositis.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 M60.039 and a single ICD9 code, 728.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.