G73.6: Myopathy in metabolic diseases

You have a muscle disorder that is related to a metabolic disorder.

Various energy-acquisition processes occur in the body. The body acquires energy, for example, by breaking down nutrient elements or the body's own substances. Broken down nutrient elements are also used as building materials in the body. In this way, individual cells and tissue can be built or repaired. All of these processes together are known as metabolism. Various metabolic disorders can affect the muscles. These may be illnesses that affect the metabolism of sugars or fats.

With this muscle disorder, the muscles may be weaker than usual. The muscles may also cramp up or be sore.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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