ICD-10-CM Code M79.A21
Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right lower extremity
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M79.A21 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right lower 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
- 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)
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.A21 and a single ICD9 code, 729.72 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.