Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: M72.9

Short Description: Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified

Long Description: Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified

The code M72.9 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)
        • M72.9 Fibroblastic disorder, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Cranial fasciitis
  • Disorder of rectus sheath
  • Fasciitis
  • Fibromatosis
  • Musculoskeletal fibromatosis
  • Reactive fibrous tissue proliferation
  • Rectus sheath abscess
  • Superficial fibromatosis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code M72.9 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 M72.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Fasciitis NOS
    • Fibromatosis NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
M72.9 Right Arrow 728.79 Fibromatoses NEC
729.4 Fasciitis NOS

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
M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis
M72.8 Other fibroblastic disorders

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