2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71.09

Other specified muscular dystrophies

    2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • G71.09 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM G71.09 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G71.09 - other international versions of ICD-10 G71.09 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Benign scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy with early contractures [Emery-Dreifuss]
  • Congenital muscular dystrophy NOS
  • Congenital muscular dystrophy with specific morphological abnormalities of the muscle fiber
  • Distal muscular dystrophy
  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
  • Ocular muscular dystrophy
  • Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
  • Scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy
The following code(s) above G71.09 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 G71.09:
  • G00-G99
    2021 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
  • G71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71

    Primary disorders of muscles

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (Q74.3)
    • metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
    • myositis (M60.-)
    Primary disorders of muscles
ICD-10-CM G71.09 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc
Code History
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): New code
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G71.09:
  • Cardiomyopathy (familial) (idiopathic) I42.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I42.9

    Cardiomyopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cardiomyopathy (primary) (secondary) NOS
    • due to
      • progressive muscular dystrophy G71.09
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia
    • muscular G71.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71.00

      Muscular dystrophy, unspecified

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • benign (Becker type) G71.01
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71.01

        Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Autosomal recessive, childhood type, muscular dystrophy resembling Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy
        • Benign [Becker] muscular dystrophy
        • Severe [Duchenne] muscular dystrophy
        • scapuloperoneal with early contractures [Emery-Dreifuss] G71.09
      • congenital (hereditary) (progressive) (with specific morphological abnormalities of the muscle fiber) G71.09
      • progressive (hereditary) G71.09
      • distal G71.09
      • Emery-Dreifuss G71.09
      • hereditary G71.09 (progressive)
      • limb-girdle G71.09
      • scapuloperoneal G71.09
      • specified type NEC G71.09
    • Leyden-Möbius G71.09
    • ocular G71.09
    • oculopharyngeal G71.09
    • scapuloperoneal G71.09
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • pseudomuscular G71.09
  • Leyden-Moebius dystrophy G71.09
  • Myocardiopathy (congestive) (constrictive) (familial) (hypertrophic nonobstructive) (idiopathic) (infiltrative) (obstructive) (primary) (restrictive) (sporadic) I42.9
    - see also Cardiomyopathy
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I42.9

    Cardiomyopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cardiomyopathy (primary) (secondary) NOS
    • in (due to)
      • progressive muscular dystrophy G71.09
  • Myopathy G72.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G72.9

    Myopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • distal G71.09
    • limb-girdle G71.09
    • ocular G71.09
    • oculopharyngeal G71.09
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • pseudohypertrophic G71.09 (muscle)
  • Paresis - see also Paralysis
    • pseudohypertrophic G71.09
  • Pseudohypertrophy, muscle G71.09
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • scapuloperoneal G71.09

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G71.09
G70.8 Other specified myoneural disorders
G70.80 Lambert-Eaton syndrome, unspecified
G70.81 Lambert-Eaton syndrome in disease classified elsewhere
G70.89 Other specified myoneural disorders
G70.9 Myoneural disorder, unspecified
G71 Primary disorders of muscles
G71.0 Muscular dystrophy
G71.00 …… unspecified
G71.01 Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy
G71.02 Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
G71.09 Other specified muscular dystrophies
G71.1 Myotonic disorders
G71.11 Myotonic muscular dystrophy
G71.12 Myotonia congenita
G71.13 Myotonic chondrodystrophy
G71.14 Drug induced myotonia
G71.19 Other specified myotonic disorders
G71.2 Congenital myopathies
G71.20 Congenital myopathy, unspecifed
G71.21 Nemaline myopathy
G71.22 Centronuclear myopathy

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