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ICD-10-CM Code M62.252
Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, left thigh

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

M62.252 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, left thigh. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code M622 is used to code Compartment syndrome

Compartment syndrome is increased pressure within one of the body's compartments which contains muscles and nerves. Compartment syndrome most commonly occurs in compartments in the leg or arm. There are two main types of compartment syndrome: acute and chronic.

Specialty: Orthopedics
MeSH Codes: D003161, D003161
ICD 9 Codes: 729.7, 958.9

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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)

Other disorders of muscle, ligament, and fascia (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 M62.252 and a single ICD9 code, 728.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: M62.25 - Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, thigh

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/M62252