2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G72.3

Periodic paralysis

Applicable To
  • Familial periodic paralysis
  • Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (familial)
  • Hypokalemic periodic paralysis (familial)
  • Myotonic periodic paralysis (familial)
  • Normokalemic paralysis (familial)
  • Potassium sensitive periodic paralysis
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as G72.3. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • paramyotonia congenita (of von Eulenburg) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71.19

    Other specified myotonic disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Myotonia fluctuans
    • Myotonia permanens
    • Neuromyotonia [Isaacs]
    • Paramyotonia congenita (of von Eulenburg)
    • Pseudomyotonia
    • Symptomatic myotonia
    G71.19
    )
The following code(s) above G72.3 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G72.3:
  • G00-G99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the nervous system
  • G72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G72

    Other and unspecified myopathies

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (Q74.3)
    • dermatopolymyositis (M33.-)
    • ischemic infarction of muscle (M62.2-)
    • myositis (M60.-)
    • polymyositis (M33.2.-)
    Other and unspecified myopathies
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM G72.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to G72.3:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G72.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G72.3
G71.14 Drug induced myotonia
G71.19 Other specified myotonic disorders
G71.2 Congenital myopathies
G71.3 Mitochondrial myopathy, not elsewhere classified
G71.8 Other primary disorders of muscles
G71.9 Primary disorder of muscle, unspecified
G72 Other and unspecified myopathies
G72.0 Drug-induced myopathy
G72.1 Alcoholic myopathy
G72.2 Myopathy due to other toxic agents
G72.3 Periodic paralysis
G72.4 Inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified
G72.41 Inclusion body myositis [IBM]
G72.49 Other inflammatory and immune myopathies, not elsewhere classified
G72.8 Other specified myopathies
G72.81 Critical illness myopathy
G72.89 Other specified myopathies
G72.9 Myopathy, unspecified
G73 Disorders of myoneural junction and muscle in diseases classified elsewhere
G73.1 Lambert-Eaton syndrome in neoplastic disease
G73.3 Myasthenic syndromes in other diseases classified elsewhere

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