2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71.20

Congenital myopathy, unspecifed

    2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • G71.20 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM G71.20 is a new 2021 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G71.20 - other international versions of ICD-10 G71.20 may differ.
The following code(s) above G71.20 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 G71.20:
  • 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
  • G71.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G71.2

    Congenital myopathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 - Converted to Parent Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (Q74.3)
    Congenital myopathies
ICD-10-CM G71.20 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): New code

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G71.20:
  • Disproportion
  • Myopathy G72.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G72.9

    Myopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • benign congenital G71.20
    • congenital G71.20 (benign)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G71.20
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
G71.220 X-linked myotubular myopathy
G71.228 Other centronuclear myopathy
G71.29 Other congenital myopathy
G71.3 Mitochondrial myopathy, not elsewhere classified
G71.8 Other primary disorders of muscles
G71.9 Primary disorder of muscle, unspecified
G72 Other and unspecified myopathies
G72.0 Drug-induced myopathy

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