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Code: M79.7

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Fibromyalgia

Block: Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)

Details: Fibromyalgia
Fibromyositis
Fibrositis
Myofibrositis
M79

Excludes1: psychogenic rheumatism (F45.8)
soft tissue pain, psychogenic (F45.41)

Guidelines: Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)

Note: Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition

Excludes 2: arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
neoplasms (C00-D49)
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)

For more details on M79.7, ICD-10 Code for Fibromyalgia, visit: https://coder.aapc.com/icd-10-codes/M79.7

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Hello all,
I am coding for a physiatrist that has given a diagnosis of Central Sensitivity Syndrome, in the past this patient has been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and after looking in several medical websites on the subject I am wondering if this is still coded as 729.1. Since there isn't a code for Central Sensitivity Syndrome (CSS), I also wonder if the pain series 338.XX might be more appropriate. If anyone has any experience or just an opinion on this matter I would love to listen. Thanks in advance.

Christie Shipley, CPC
 
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