2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.3

Immobility syndrome (paraplegic)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • M62.3 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 M62.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M62.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 M62.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above M62.3 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 M62.3:
  • M00-M99
    2021 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
    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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Paraplegic immobility syndrome
ICD-10-CM M62.3 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 M62.3 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
Code annotations containing back-references to M62.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R26
    , R53.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26

    Abnormalities of gait and mobility

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ataxia NOS (R27.0)
    • hereditary ataxia (G11.-)
    • locomotor (syphilitic) ataxia (A52.11)
    • immobility syndrome (paraplegic) (M62.3)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R53.2

    Functional quadriplegia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Complete immobility due to severe physical disability or frailty
    Type 1 Excludes
    • frailty NOS (R54)
    • hysterical paralysis (F44.4)
    • immobility syndrome (M62.3)
    • neurologic quadriplegia (G82.5-)
    • quadriplegia (G82.50)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M62.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M62.3
M62.259 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, unspecified thigh
M62.26 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, lower leg
M62.261 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, right lower leg
M62.262 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, left lower leg
M62.269 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, unspecified lower leg
M62.27 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, ankle and foot
M62.271 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, right ankle and foot
M62.272 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, left ankle and foot
M62.279 Nontraumatic ischemic infarction of muscle, unspecified ankle and foot
M62.28 …… other site
M62.3 Immobility syndrome (paraplegic)
M62.4 Contracture of muscle
M62.40 …… unspecified site
M62.41 Contracture of muscle, shoulder
M62.411 Contracture of muscle, right shoulder
M62.412 Contracture of muscle, left shoulder
M62.419 Contracture of muscle, unspecified shoulder
M62.42 Contracture of muscle, upper arm
M62.421 Contracture of muscle, right upper arm
M62.422 Contracture of muscle, left upper arm
M62.429 Contracture of muscle, unspecified upper arm

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