ICD-10-CM Code M60.839
Other myositis, unspecified forearm
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M60.839 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other myositis, unspecified forearm. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M608 is used to code Inclusion body myositis
Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is an inflammatory muscle disease characterized by slowly progressive weakness and wasting of both distal and proximal muscles, most apparent in the muscles of the arms and legs. There are two types: sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM), which is more common, and hereditary inclusion body myopathy (hIBM).
|ICD 9 Code:||359.71|
- DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue with MCC.
- DRG Group #555-556 - Signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Myalgia/myositis - forearm (finding)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
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 M60.839 and a single ICD9 code, 729.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.