ICD-10-CM Code M62.46
Contracture of muscle, lower leg
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 M62.46 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M62.46 that describes the diagnosis 'contracture of muscle, lower leg' in more detail.
- M62.46 Contracture of muscle, lower leg NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M624 is used to code Contracture
A muscle contracture is a permanent shortening of a muscle or joint. It is usually in response to prolonged hypertonic spasticity in a concentrated muscle area, such as is seen in the tightest muscles of people with conditions like spastic cerebral palsy.
|MeSH Codes:||D003286, D003286, D003286, D003286|
|ICD 9 Codes:||718.4, 727.81, 728.6, 958.6|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M62.46 - Contracture of muscle, lower leg'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M62.46. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Parent Code: M62.4 - Contracture of muscle