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ICD-10-CM Code M60.06
Infective myositis, lower leg

NON-BILLABLE
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 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.


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.

Specialty: Rheumatology
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.

Source: Wikipedia

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'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M60.06. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: M60.0 - Infective myositis

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