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ICD-10-CM Code M79.A11
Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right upper extremity

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.A11 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right upper extremity. 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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of upper extremity (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.A11 and a single ICD9 code, 729.71 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: M79.A1 - Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of upper extremity

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