Billable Medical Code for Myalgia and Myositis, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 729.1
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 729.1.
The Short Description Is: Myalgia and myositis NOS.
Myofascial pain is also known as abdominal muscle pain, benign acute myositis, cervical myofascial pain syndrome, cysticercosis myositis, diffuse muscle tenderness, eosinophilic myositis,
fibromyalgia, fibromyositis, fibrositis and nodular fasciitis, fibrositis of neck, focal nodular myositis, inclusion body myositis, intercostal myalgia, lingual myositis, lumbar myofascial pain syndrome, maxillary myositis, muscle pain, muscle pain abdominal, muscle tension pain, musculoskeletal pain, myalgia, myalgia (muscle pain), myalgia/myositis – multiple, myalgia/myositis – shoulder, myofacial pain syndrome with lumbar involvement, myofacial pain syndrome with thoracic involvement, myofacial tender points, myofascial pain syndrome, myofascial pain syndrome cervical, myofascial pain syndrome cervical (neck), myofascial pain syndrome lumbar, myofascial pain syndrome thoracic, myofascial tender points, myositis, myositis (muscle inflammation), myositis due to cysticercosis, myositis in sarcoidosis, myositis of ankle, myositis of foot, myositis of forearm, myositis of hand, myositis of lower leg, myositis of shoulder, myositis of shoulder region, myositis of thigh, myositis of upper arm, nematode myositis, pain on movement of skeletal muscle, paraneoplastic myositis, primary fibromyalgia syndrome, proliferative myositis,
protozoal myositis, skeletal muscle tender, suxamethonium pains, thoracic myofascial pain syndrome, and viral myositis. This applies to fibromyositis NOS.
Myofascial Pain Definition and Symptoms
Myofascial pain is a disorder that causes chronic pain from pressure on points in your muscles, this causes pain in other parts of the body as well. This disorder can be caused by repetitive motion that contracts a muscle. Symptoms include persistent pain, difficulty sleeping due to pain, deep ache in muscle, and a tender knot in the muscle.