Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 359.5
Myopathy in endocrine diseases classified elsewhere
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Manifestation Code

  • ICD-9-CM 359.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 359.5 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 359.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G73.7 Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Addison's disease, myopathy
  • Cushing syndrome myopathy
  • Cushing's syndrome, myopathy
  • Endocrine myopathy
  • Myopathy due to Addison disease
  • Myopathy due to Cushing's syndrome
  • Myopathy in acromegaly
  • Myopathy in Addison's disease
  • Myopathy in hyperparathyroidism
  • Myopathy in hypoparathyroidism
  • Myopathy in hypopituitarism
  • Myopathy, endocrine
  • Thyrotoxic myopathy
Code First
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 359.5 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 359.5:
  • Hoffmann's syndrome 244.9 [359.5]
  • Myopathy 359.9
    • endocrine 259.9 [359.5]
      • specified type NEC 259.8 [359.5]
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
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