Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 728.85
Spasm of muscle
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 728.85 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 728.85 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Contracture of gastrocnemius due to paralysis
  • Contracture of gastrocnemius muscle due to paralysis
  • Increased muscle tone
  • Muscle contracture
  • Muscle contracture of ankle
  • Muscle contracture of foot
  • Muscle contracture of forearm
  • Muscle contracture of gastrocnemius due to paralysis
  • Muscle contracture of hand
  • Muscle contracture of L ankle and foot
  • Muscle contracture of L forearm
  • Muscle contracture of L hand
  • Muscle contracture of L lower leg
  • Muscle contracture of L shoulder
  • Muscle contracture of L thigh
  • Muscle contracture of L upper arm
  • Muscle contracture of left ankle and foot
  • Muscle contracture of left ankle and/or foot
  • Muscle contracture of left forearm
  • Muscle contracture of left hand
  • Muscle contracture of left lower leg
  • Muscle contracture of left shoulder
  • Muscle contracture of left shoulder region
  • Muscle contracture of left thigh
  • Muscle contracture of left upper arm
  • Muscle contracture of lower leg
  • Muscle contracture of multiple sites
  • Muscle contracture of R ankle and foot
  • Muscle contracture of R forearm
  • Muscle contracture of R hand
  • Muscle contracture of R lower leg
  • Muscle contracture of R shoulder
  • Muscle contracture of R thigh
  • Muscle contracture of R upper arm
  • Muscle contracture of right ankle and foot
  • Muscle contracture of right ankle and/or foot
  • Muscle contracture of right forearm
  • Muscle contracture of right hand
  • Muscle contracture of right lower leg
  • Muscle contracture of right shoulder
  • Muscle contracture of right shoulder region
  • Muscle contracture of right thigh
  • Muscle contracture of right upper arm
  • Muscle contracture of shoulder
  • Muscle contracture of thigh
  • Muscle contracture of upper arm
  • Muscle spasm
  • Muscle spasm of calf
  • Muscle spasm of cervical (neck) muscle
  • Muscle spasm of cervical muscle
  • Muscle spasm of neck
  • Muscle spasm, nocturnal
  • Muscle spasms of cervical muscle of the neck
  • Muscle spasms of neck
  • Muscle tightness
  • Musculoskeletal hypertonia
  • Nocturnal muscle spasm
  • Piriformis muscle spasm
  • Spasm
  • Spasm of piriformis muscle
Clinical Information
  • A sudden contraction of a muscle or group of muscles, such as a cramp.
  • A sudden, violent, involuntary contraction of a muscle or a group of muscles, attended by pain and interference with function, producing involuntary movement and distortion.
  • A sudden, violent, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.
  • An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve skeletal muscle or smooth muscle.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 728.85 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M62.40 Contracture of muscle, unspecified site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M62.838 Other muscle spasm
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 728.85:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • muscle contraction, localized 728.85
  • Contraction, contracture, contracted
    • flaccid, paralytic
      • joint (see also Contraction, joint) 718.4
      • muscle 728.85
    • muscle (postinfectional) (postural) NEC 728.85
      • congenital 756.89
        • sternocleidomastoid 754.1
      • extraocular 378.60
      • eye (extrinsic) (see also Strabismus) 378.9
        • paralytic (see also Strabismus, paralytic) 378.50
      • flaccid 728.85
      • hysterical 300.11
      • ischemic (Volkmann's) 958.6
      • paralytic 728.85
      • posttraumatic 958.6
      • psychogenic 306.0
        • specified as conversion reaction 300.11
    • myotonic 728.85
    • paralytic
      • joint (see also Contraction, joint) 718.4
      • muscle 728.85
        • ocular (see also Strabismus, paralytic) 378.50
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Talma's 728.85
  • Hypertonicity
    • muscle 728.85
  • Myotonia (acquisita) (intermittens) 728.85
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
  • Talma's disease 728.85
  • Tremor 781.0
    • muscle 728.85
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