2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.A22

Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of left lower extremity

The following code(s) above M79.A22 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to M79.A22:
  • 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
  • M79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79

    Other and unspecified soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • psychogenic rheumatism (F45.8)
    • soft tissue pain, psychogenic (F45.41)
    Other and unspecified soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified
  • M79.A
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.A

    Nontraumatic compartment syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • , if applicable, associated postprocedural complication
    Type 1 Excludes
    • compartment syndrome NOS (T79.A-)
    • fibromyalgia (M79.7)
    • nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle (M62.2-)
    • traumatic compartment syndrome (T79.A-)
    Nontraumatic compartment syndrome
  • M79.A2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.A2

    Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of hip, buttock, thigh, leg, foot, and toes
    Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM M79.A22 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert M79.A22 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M79.A22
M79.675 Pain in left toe(s)
M79.676 Pain in unspecified toe(s)
M79.7 Fibromyalgia
M79.A Nontraumatic compartment syndrome
M79.A1 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of upper extremity
M79.A11 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right upper extremity
M79.A12 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of left upper extremity
M79.A19 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of unspecified upper extremity
M79.A2 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity
M79.A21 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of right lower extremity
M79.A22 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of left lower extremity
M79.A29 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of unspecified lower extremity
M79.A3 …… of abdomen
M79.A9 …… of other sites
M79.8 Other specified soft tissue disorders
M79.81 Nontraumatic hematoma of soft tissue
M79.89 Other specified soft tissue disorders
M79.9 Soft tissue disorder, unspecified
M80 Osteoporosis with current pathological fracture
M80.0 Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture
M80.00 Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, unspecified site

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