2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.051

Infective myositis, right thigh

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M60.051 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM M60.051 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M60.051 - other international versions of ICD-10 M60.051 may differ.
The following code(s) above M60.051 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 M60.051:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infective myositis of bilateral thighs
  • Infective myositis of right thigh
ICD-10-CM M60.051 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 557 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with mcc
  • 558 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without mcc

Convert M60.051 to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M60.051
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)
M60.05 Infective myositis, thigh
M60.051 Infective myositis, right thigh
M60.052 Infective myositis, left thigh
M60.059 Infective myositis, unspecified thigh
M60.06 Infective myositis, lower leg
M60.061 Infective myositis, right lower leg
M60.062 Infective myositis, left lower leg
M60.069 Infective myositis, unspecified lower leg
M60.07 Infective myositis, ankle, foot and toes
M60.070 Infective myositis, right ankle
M60.071 Infective myositis, left ankle
M60.072 Infective myositis, unspecified ankle

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