2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.072

Infective myositis, unspecified ankle

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • M60.072 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 M60.072 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M60.072 - other international versions of ICD-10 M60.072 may differ.
The following code(s) above M60.072 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 M60.072:
  • 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 ankle
ICD-10-CM M60.072 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 M60.072 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 M60.072
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
M60.073 Infective myositis, right foot
M60.074 Infective myositis, left foot
M60.075 Infective myositis, unspecified foot
M60.076 Infective myositis, right toe(s)
M60.077 Infective myositis, left toe(s)
M60.078 Infective myositis, unspecified toe(s)
M60.08 …… other site
M60.09 …… multiple sites
M60.1 Interstitial myositis
M60.10 …… of unspecified site

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