2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.03

Infective myositis, forearm

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M60.03 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M60.03 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M60.03 - other international versions of ICD-10 M60.03 may differ.
The following code(s) above M60.03 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 M60.03:
  • M00-M99
    2020 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
  • M60-M63
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range M60-M63

    Disorders of muscles

    Type 1 Excludes
    • dermatopolymyositis (M33.-)
    • muscular dystrophies and myopathies (G71-G72)
    • myopathy in amyloidosis (E85.-)
    • myopathy in polyarteritis nodosa (M30.0)
    • myopathy in rheumatoid arthritis (M05.32)
    • myopathy in scleroderma (M34.-)
    • myopathy in Sjögren's syndrome (M35.03)
    • myopathy in systemic lupus erythematosus (M32.-)
    Disorders of muscles
  • M60
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60

    Myositis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inclusion body myositis [IBM] (G72.41)
    Myositis
  • M60.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.0

    Infective myositis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tropical pyomyositis
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent
    Infective myositis
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M60.03:
  • Myositis M60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.9

    Myositis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • infective M60.009
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.009

      Infective myositis, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • upper limb M60.002
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.002

        Infective myositis, unspecified arm

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Infective myositis, upper limb NOS
        • forearm M60.03-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M60.03
M60.005 Infective myositis, unspecified leg
M60.009 Infective myositis, unspecified site
M60.01 Infective myositis, shoulder
M60.011 Infective myositis, right shoulder
M60.012 Infective myositis, left shoulder
M60.019 Infective myositis, unspecified shoulder
M60.02 Infective myositis, upper arm
M60.021 Infective myositis, right upper arm
M60.022 Infective myositis, left upper arm
M60.029 Infective myositis, unspecified upper arm
M60.03 Infective myositis, forearm
M60.031 Infective myositis, right forearm
M60.032 Infective myositis, left forearm
M60.039 Infective myositis, unspecified forearm
M60.04 Infective myositis, hand and fingers
M60.041 Infective myositis, right hand
M60.042 Infective myositis, left hand
M60.043 Infective myositis, unspecified hand
M60.044 Infective myositis, right finger(s)
M60.045 Infective myositis, left finger(s)
M60.046 Infective myositis, unspecified finger(s)

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.