ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019

See: Nontraumatic compartment syndrome

  ICD-10 Code for Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of abdomen M79.A3

M79.A3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

M79.A3 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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