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ICD-10-CM Code M60.842
Other myositis, left hand

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

M60.842 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other myositis, left hand. 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).

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Code: D018979
ICD 9 Code: 359.71
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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.


Myalgia and myositis, unspecified (approximate match)

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 M60.842 and a single ICD9 code, 729.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M60.84 - Other myositis, hand

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