2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 710.3
- progressive condition characterized by symmetric proximal muscular weakness with elevated serum levels of muscle enzymes and a skin rash, typically a purplish-red erythema on the face, and edema of the eyelids and periorbital tissue; affected muscle tissue shows degeneration of fibers with a chronic inflammatory reaction; occurs in children and adults, and in the latter may be associated with visceral cancer or other disorders of connective tissue.
- ICD-9-CM 710.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
710.3 Alternative Terminology
Convert 710.3 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 710.3: