2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62

Other disorders of muscle

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M62 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 M62 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M62 - other international versions of ICD-10 M62 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as M62. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • alcoholic myopathy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G72.1

    Alcoholic myopathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify alcoholism (F10.-)
    G72.1
    )
  • cramp and spasm (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R25.2

    Cramp and spasm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    R25.2
    )
  • drug-induced myopathy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G72.0

    Drug-induced myopathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    G72.0
    )
  • myalgia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.1

    Myalgia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 - Converted to Parent Code 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Myofascial pain syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    M79.1-
    )
  • stiff-man syndrome (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G25.82

    Stiff-man syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    G25.82
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (M62) and the excluded code together.
  • nontraumatic hematoma of muscle (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M79.81

    Nontraumatic hematoma of soft tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Nontraumatic hematoma of muscle
    • Nontraumatic seroma of muscle and soft tissue
    M79.81
    )
The following code(s) above M62 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 M62:
  • 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
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 M62
M61.561 Other ossification of muscle, right lower leg
M61.562 Other ossification of muscle, left lower leg
M61.569 Other ossification of muscle, unspecified lower leg
M61.57 Other ossification of muscle, ankle and foot
M61.571 Other ossification of muscle, right ankle and foot
M61.572 Other ossification of muscle, left ankle and foot
M61.579 Other ossification of muscle, unspecified ankle and foot
M61.58 …… other site
M61.59 …… multiple sites
M61.9 Calcification and ossification of muscle, unspecified
M62 Other disorders of muscle
M62.0 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic)
M62.00 …… unspecified site
M62.01 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), shoulder
M62.011 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right shoulder
M62.012 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), left shoulder
M62.019 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified shoulder
M62.02 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), upper arm
M62.021 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right upper arm
M62.022 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), left upper arm
M62.029 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified upper arm

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