Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 710.5
Eosinophilia myalgia syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Eosinophilia myalgia snd.
  • ICD-9-CM 710.5 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 710.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A complex systemic syndrome with inflammatory and autoimmune components that affect the skin, fascia, muscle, nerve, blood vessels, lung, and heart. Diagnostic features generally include eosinophilia, myalgia severe enough to limit usual activities of daily living, and the absence of coexisting infectious, autoimmune or other conditions that may induce eosinophilia. Biopsy of affected tissue reveals a microangiopathy associated with diffuse inflammation involving connective tissue. (from spitzer et al., j rheumatol suppl 1996 oct;46:73-9; blackburn wd, semin arthritis rheum 1997 jun;26(6):788-93)
Applies To
  • Toxic oil syndrome
Use Additional
  • Use additional E to identify drug, if drug induced
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 710.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M35.8 Other specified systemic involvement of connective tissue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 710.5:
  • Eosinophilia 288.3
    • myalgia syndrome 710.5
  • Myalgia (intercostal) 729.1
    • eosinophilia syndrome 710.5
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • eosinophilia myalgia 710.5
  • Toxic (poisoning) - see also condition
    • oil syndrome 710.5
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