Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 728.87
Muscle weakness (generalized)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Muscle weakness-general.
  • ICD-9-CM 728.87 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 728.87 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Muscle weakness
  • Paresis
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a reduction in the strength of muscles in multiple anatomic sites.
  • A reduction in the strength of muscles in multiple anatomic sites.
  • A reduction in the strength of one or more muscles.
728.87 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 728.87 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M62.81 Muscle weakness (generalized)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 728.87:
  • Myasthenic 728.87
  • Quadriparesis - see Quadriplegia
    • meaning muscle weakness 728.87
  • Weak, weakness (generalized) 780.79
    • muscle (generalized) 728.87
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