Billable Medical Code for Rhabdomyolysis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 728.88
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 728.88.
Rhabdomyolysis Definition and Symptoms
Rhabdomyolysis is a breakdown of muscle fibers that causes the release of myoglobin into the blood stream. Causes include severe dehydration, seizures, low phosphate levels, and extreme body temperatures. Symptoms are dark urine, general weakness, muscle tenderness, muscle stiffness, fatigue, joint pain, weight gain, seizures, and a decreased urine output.