Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.2

Neuralgia and neuritis, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • M79.2 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 M79.2. Other international versions of ICD-10 M79.2 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Approximate Synonyms
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuralgia (nerve pain)
  • Neuralgia of arm
  • Neuralgia of left arm
  • Neuralgia of left upper limb
  • Neuralgia of right arm
  • Neuralgia of right upper limb
  • Neuralgia of upper limb
  • Neuralgia, leg
  • Neuralgia/neuritis - lower leg
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis (nerve inflammation)
  • Neuropathic (nerve) pain
  • Neuropathic pain
Type 1 Excludes
ICD-10-CM M79.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 073 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with mcc
  • 074 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM M79.2 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM M79.2:
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) M79.2
  • Neuritis (rheumatoid) M79.2