ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 16, 2018

See: Other specified myopathies

  ICD-10 Code for Critical illness myopathy G72.81

G72.81 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

G72.81 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 6 Diseases of the nervous system (G00-G99)
Section G70-G73 Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73)
Category G72 Other and unspecified myopathies

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute necrotizing myopathy
  • Acute quadriplegic myopathy
  • Intensive care (ICU) myopathy
  • Myopathy of critical illness
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Critical illness myopathy”

  • Myopathy - G72.9
    • acute
      • necrotizing - G72.81
      • quadriplegic - G72.81
    • critical illness - G72.81
    • intensive care(ICU) - G72.81
    • of critical illness - G72.81
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to G72.81 Critical illness myopathy

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