ICD-10-CM Code M60.06
Infective myositis, lower leg
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 M60.06 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M60.06 that describes the diagnosis 'infective myositis, lower leg' in more detail.
- M60.06 Infective myositis, lower leg NON-BILLABLE
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.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Muscle abscess of lower leg (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for causative agent code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M60.06 - Infective myositis, lower leg'
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