What is the ICD 10 code for leg weakness?

Muscle weakness (generalized) M62. 81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What can cause weakness in the legs?

11 Causes of Sudden Leg Weakness

  • Slipped disc.
  • Stroke.
  • Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome.
  • Multiple sclerosis.
  • Pinched nerve.
  • Peripheral neuropathy.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Myasthenia gravis.

What causes bilateral leg weakness?

Inflammatory myopathy is a common cause of bilateral muscular weakness in adults. Although not as common as polymyositis, inclusion body myositis (IBM) is a form of inflammatory myopathy characterized by chronic progressive muscle inflammation and often goes undiagnosed and untreated.

Can a stroke cause bilateral leg weakness?

Brain-stem stroke can cause bilateral leg weakness, but symptoms are unlikely to be confined to the lower extremities. Importantly, lesions within the frontal cortex that cause mass effect on the contralateral frontal lobe may result in bilateral lower extremity weakness.

Why do my legs feel weak all of a sudden?

Common causes of sudden leg weakness include drop attacks, the Guillain–Barr syndrome and nontraumatic spinal cord compression due to metastatic tumour or an epidural abscess.

What is the ICD 10 code for weakness and fatigue?

2021 ICD-10-CM Codes R53*: Malaise and fatigue.

How do I get rid of weakness in my legs?

This approach involves the following:

  1. Rest. Take a break and rest your legs.
  2. Ice. You can ice your legs or soak them in ice water for 20 minutes at a time.
  3. Compression. Wrap your legs in a compression bandage to reduce swelling.
  4. Elevation. Keep your legs raised with some pillows to reduce any swelling or discomfort.

What is malaise feeling?

Malaise refers to an overall feeling of discomfort and lack of well-being.