2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.061

Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M62.061 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M62.061 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M62.061 - other international versions of ICD-10 M62.061 may differ.
The following code(s) above M62.061 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 M62.061:
  • M00-M99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • 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
    2021 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
  • M62
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62

    Other disorders of muscle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • nontraumatic hematoma of muscle (M79.81)
    Other disorders of muscle
  • M62.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.0

    Separation of muscle (nontraumatic)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diastasis of muscle
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diastasis recti complicating pregnancy, labor and delivery (O71.8)
    • traumatic separation of muscle- see strain of muscle by body region
    Separation of muscle (nontraumatic)
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nontraumatic separation of bilateral lower leg muscles
  • Nontraumatic separation of right lower leg muscle
  • Separation of bilateral lower leg muscles
  • Separation of right lower leg muscle
ICD-10-CM M62.061 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 557 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with mcc
  • 558 Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without mcc

Convert M62.061 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M62.061
M62.039 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified forearm
M62.04 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), hand
M62.041 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right hand
M62.042 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), left hand
M62.049 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified hand
M62.05 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), thigh
M62.051 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right thigh
M62.052 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), left thigh
M62.059 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified thigh
M62.06 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), lower leg
M62.061 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right lower leg
M62.062 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), left lower leg
M62.069 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified lower leg
M62.07 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), ankle and foot
M62.071 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), right ankle and foot
M62.072 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), left ankle and foot
M62.079 Separation of muscle (nontraumatic), unspecified ankle and foot
M62.08 …… other site
M62.1 Other rupture of muscle (nontraumatic)
M62.10 …… unspecified site
M62.11 Other rupture of muscle (nontraumatic), shoulder

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