2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.81

Muscle weakness (generalized)

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 M62.81. 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.
  • muscle weakness in sarcopenia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.84

    Sarcopenia

      2017 - New Code 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Age-related sarcopenia
    Code First
    • underlying disease, if applicable, such as:
    • disorders of myoneural junction and muscle disease in diseases classified elsewhere (G73.-)
    • other and unspecified myopathies (G72.-)
    • primary disorders of muscles (G71.-)
    M62.84
    )
The following code(s) above M62.81 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
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that may be applicable to M62.81:
  • M00-M99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • 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 musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M60-M63
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range M60-M63

    Disorders of muscles

    Type 1 Excludes
    • dermatopolymyositis (M33.-)
    • muscular dystrophies and myopathies (G71-G72)
    • myopathy in amyloidosis (E85.-)
    • myopathy in polyarteritis nodosa (M30.0)
    • myopathy in rheumatoid arthritis (M05.32)
    • myopathy in scleroderma (M34.-)
    • myopathy in Sjögren's syndrome (M35.03)
    • myopathy in systemic lupus erythematosus (M32.-)
    Disorders of muscles
  • M62
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62

    Other disorders of muscle

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • nontraumatic hematoma of muscle (M79.81)
    Other disorders of muscle
  • M62.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.8

    Other specified disorders of muscle

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • nontraumatic hematoma of muscle (M79.81)
    Other specified disorders of muscle
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM M62.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert M62.81 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M62.81:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M62.81
M62.561 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, right lower leg
M62.562 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, left lower leg
M62.569 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, unspecified lower leg
M62.57 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, ankle and foot
M62.571 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, right ankle and foot
M62.572 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, left ankle and foot
M62.579 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, unspecified ankle and foot
M62.58 …… other site
M62.59 …… multiple sites
M62.8 Other specified disorders of muscle
M62.81 Muscle weakness (generalized)
M62.82 Rhabdomyolysis
M62.83 Muscle spasm
M62.830 …… of back
M62.831 …… of calf
M62.838 Other muscle spasm
M62.84 Sarcopenia
M62.89 Other specified disorders of muscle
M62.9 Disorder of muscle, unspecified
M63 Disorders of muscle in diseases classified elsewhere
M63.8 Disorders of muscle in diseases classified elsewhere

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