ICD-10-CM Code M79.1
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M79.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of myalgia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M791 is used to code Myofascial pain syndrome
Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), also known as chronic myofascial pain (CMP), is a syndrome characterized by chronic pain in multiple myofascial trigger points ("knots") and fascial constrictions. Characteristic features of a myofascial trigger points include: focal point tenderness, reproduction of pain upon trigger point palpation, hardening of the muscle upon trigger point palpation, pseudo-weakness of the involved muscle, referred pain, and limited range of motion following approximately 5 seconds of sustained trigger point pressure.
|MeSH Codes:||, D063806|
|ICD 9 Codes:||729.1, 729.1|
Coding Notes for M79.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- 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 - hand (finding)
- Myalgia/myositis - forearm (finding)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M79.1 - Myalgia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M79.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 M79.1 and a single ICD9 code, 729.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.