Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 359.23
Myotonic chondrodystrophy
  • Short description: Myotonic chondrodystrphy.
  • ICD-9-CM 359.23 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 359.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 359.23.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 359.23: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Schwartz-Jampel syndrome (disorder)
Applies To
  • Congenital myotonic chondrodystrophy
  • Schwartz-Jampel disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 359.23 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G71.13 Myotonic chondrodystrophy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 359.23:
  • Chondrodystrophy (familial) (hypoplastic) 756.4
    • myotonic (congenital) 359.23
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Schwartz-Jampel 359.23
  • Schwartz (-Jampel) syndrome 359.23
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Schwartz (-Jampel) 359.23
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