ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 24, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Pain in unspecified limb M79.609

M79.609 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M79.609 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 13 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)
Section M70-M79 Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)
Category M79 Other and unspecified soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Pain in limb NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Pain in unspecified limb”

  • Pain(s) - R52See also Painful
    • limb - M79.609
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to M79.609 Pain in unspecified limb

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.