ICD-10-CM Code M79.A2
Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code M79.A2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M79.A2 that describes the diagnosis 'nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity' in more detail.
- M79.A2 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code M79 is used to code Soft tissue disorder
Coding Notes for M79.A2 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.
- Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of hip, buttock, thigh, leg, foot, and toes
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M79.A2 - Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M79.A2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.