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ICD-10-CM Code M79.605
Pain in left leg

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

M79.605 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pain in left leg. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code M79 is used to code Soft tissue disorder

Soft tissue disorders are medical conditions affecting soft tissue.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Codes: , , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 725, 726, 727, 728, 729
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for M79.605 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Pain in left lower limb NOS

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.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Pain in limb (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 M79.605 and a single ICD9 code, 729.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: M79.60 - Pain in limb, unspecified

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