Diagnosis Code

M72.6 NECROTIZING FASCIITIS


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: M72.6

Short Description: Necrotizing fasciitis

Long Description: Necrotizing fasciitis

The code M72.6 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)
      • Fibroblastic disorders (M72)
        • M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Inflammation of scrotum
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Necrotizing fasciitis of scrotum and perineum
  • Neonatal necrotizing fasciitis
  • Polymicrobial necrotizing fasciitis
  • Streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code M72.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Tendonitis, Myositis And Bursitis With Mcc (557)
  • Tendonitis, Myositis And Bursitis Without Mcc (558)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code M72.6 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries

    Crosswalk Information

    ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
    M72.6 Right Arrow 728.86 Necrotizing fasciitis

    This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

    Similar Codes

    ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
    M72 Fibroblastic disorders
    M72.0 Palmar fascial fibromatosis [Dupuytren]
    M72.1 Knuckle pads
    M72.2 Plantar fascial fibromatosis
    M72.4 Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
    M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders
    M72.9 Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified


    This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020