ICD-10-CM Code M79.A3
Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of abdomen
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M79.A3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nontraumatic compartment syndrome of abdomen. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code M79A3 is used to code Abdominal compartment syndrome
Abdominal compartment syndrome occurs when the abdomen becomes subject to increased pressure. Specific cause of abdominal compartment syndrome is not known, although some causes can be sepsis and severe abdominal trauma. Increasing pressure reduces blood flow to abdominal organs and impairs pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal, and gastro-intestinal (GI) function, causing multiple organ dysfunction syndrome and death.
|ICD 9 Codes:||729.73, 958.93|
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M79.A3 - Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of abdomen'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 729.73 was previously used, M79.A3 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.