2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M72.6

Necrotizing fasciitis

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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
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    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B95
    • B95 Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Enterococc...
      • B95.0 Streptococcus, group A, as the cause of disea...
      • B95.1 Streptococcus, group B, as the cause of disea...
      • B95.2 Enterococcus as the cause of diseases classif...
      • B95.3 Streptococcus pneumoniae as the cause of dise...
      • B95.4 Other streptococcus as the cause of diseases ...
      • B95.5 Unspecified streptococcus as the cause of dis...
      • B95.6 Staphylococcus aureus as the cause of disease...
        • B95.61 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus...
        • B95.62 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus i...
      • B95.7 Other staphylococcus as the cause of diseases...
      • B95.8 Unspecified staphylococcus as the cause of di...
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B96
    • B96 Other bacterial agents as the cause of diseas...
      • B96.0 Mycoplasma pneumoniae [M. pneumoniae] as the ...
      • B96.1 Klebsiella pneumoniae [K. pneumoniae] as the ...
      • B96.2 Escherichia coli [E. coli ] as the cause of d...
        • B96.20 Unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the...
        • B96.21 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. co...
        • B96.22 Other specified Shiga toxin-producing Escheri...
        • B96.23 Unspecified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia...
        • B96.29 Other Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause...
      • B96.3 Hemophilus influenzae [H. influenzae] as the ...
      • B96.4 Proteus (mirabilis) (morganii) as the cause o...
      • B96.5 Pseudomonas (aeruginosa) (mallei) (pseudomall...
      • B96.6 Bacteroides fragilis [B. fragilis] as the cau...
      • B96.7 Clostridium perfringens [C. perfringens] as t...
      • B96.8 Other specified bacterial agents as the cause...
        • B96.81 Helicobacter pylori [H. pylori] as the cause ...
        • B96.82 Vibrio vulnificus as the cause of diseases cl...
        • B96.89 Other specified bacterial agents as the cause...
    ) to identify causative organism
The following code(s) above M72.6 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to M72.6:
  • M00-M99
    2019 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
  • M72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M72

    Fibroblastic disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • retroperitoneal fibromatosis (D48.3)
    Fibroblastic disorders
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM M72.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

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Code annotations containing back-references to M72.6:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M72.6:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M72.6
M71.872 Other specified bursopathies, left ankle and foot
M71.879 Other specified bursopathies, unspecified ankle and foot
M71.88 …… other site
M71.89 …… multiple sites
M71.9 Bursopathy, unspecified
M72 Fibroblastic disorders
M72.0 Palmar fascial fibromatosis [Dupuytren]
M72.1 Knuckle pads
M72.2 Plantar fascial fibromatosis
M72.4 Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis
M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders
M72.9 Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified
M75 Shoulder lesions
M75.0 Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder
M75.00 Adhesive capsulitis of unspecified shoulder
M75.01 Adhesive capsulitis of right shoulder
M75.02 Adhesive capsulitis of left shoulder
M75.1 Rotator cuff tear or rupture, not specified as traumatic
M75.10 Unspecified rotator cuff tear or rupture, not specified as traumatic
M75.100 Unspecified rotator cuff tear or rupture of unspecified shoulder, not specified as traumatic

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