ICD-10-CM Code M62.469
Contracture of muscle, unspecified lower leg
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M62.469 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of contracture of muscle, unspecified lower leg. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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|
- 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
- Contracture of tendons of knee region (disorder)
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 M62.469 and a single ICD9 code, 728.85 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.