Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 359.6
Symptomatic inflammatory myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
  • Billable Code
  • Manifestation Code
  • Short description: Infl myopathy in oth dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 359.6 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 359.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Inflammatory myopathy due to lupus
  • Inflammatory myopathy due to sarcoidosis
  • Inflammatory myopathy due to SLE
  • Inflammatory myopathy, secondary symptomatic
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis with myopathy
  • Juvenile dermatopolymyositis w myopathy
  • Myopathy due to disseminated lupus erythematosus
  • Myopathy due to polyarteritis nodosa
  • Myopathy due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Myopathy due to scleroderma (disorder)
  • Myopathy due to Sj�gren's disease
  • Myopathy due to Sjogrens disease
  • Myopathy due to Sjögren's disease
  • Myopathy due to systemic sclerosis
  • Myositis in sarcoidosis
  • Polymyositis w myopathy
  • Polymyositis with myopathy
  • Sarcoid myopathy (disorder)
  • Sarcoid myositis
  • Secondary symptomatic inflammatory myopathy
  • Sle (systemic lupus erythematosis) with myopathy
  • Symptomatic inflammatory myopathy associated with another disorder
  • Systemic sclerosis w myopathy
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease, as:
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 359.6 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 359.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G73.7 Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 359.6:
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