ICD-10-CM Code M79.669
Pain in unspecified lower leg
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M79.669 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pain in unspecified lower 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
- 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.
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 M79.669 and a single ICD9 code, 729.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.