Billable Medical Code for Compartment Syndrome, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 958.90
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 958.90.
The Short Description Is: Compartment syndrome NOS.
Compartment Syndrome Definition and Symptoms
Compartment syndrome is an exercise induced muscle and nerve condition that creates pain, swelling, and in rare cases, disability in the affected limb. Symptoms include aching, numbness, swelling, tightness, and weakness in the affected limb(s).