Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.9

Disorder of muscle, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • M62.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M62.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 M62.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Acquired, familial, and congenital disorders of skeletal muscle and smooth muscle.
  • Impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning of the muscle.
  • Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis. There may be no known cause for a muscle disorder. Some known causes include
    • injury or overuse, such as sprains or strains, cramps or tendinitis
    • genetics, such as muscular dystrophy
    • some cancers
    • inflammation, such as myositis
    • diseases of nerves that affect muscles
    • infections
    • certain medicines
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorder of fascia
  • Dysfunction of inferior oblique muscle
  • Fascial disorder
  • Gastrocnemius muscle tightness
  • Hypotonia
  • Increased muscle tone
  • Inferior oblique muscle dysfunction
  • Mechanical strabismus due to musculofascial disorder
  • Muscle tightness
  • Musculoskeletal hypertonia
  • Poor muscle tone
  • Superior oblique dysfunction
  • Superior oblique muscle dysfunction
  • Tightness of gastrocnemius
ICD-10-CM M62.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 557 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with mcc
  • 558 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM M62.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM M62.9: