Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.63
nOntraumatic rupture of extensor tendons of hand and wrist
  • Short description: RUPT EXTEN TENDON HAND.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.63 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.63 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 727.63.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 727.63: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Extensor digitorum communis rupture
  • Hand and wrist extensor tendon rupture
  • Nontraumatic rupture of extensor tendon of wrist
  • Rupture extensor digitorum tendon
  • Rupture of extensor pollicis longus
  • Rupture of extensor tendon of finger
  • Rupture of extensor tendon of thumb
  • Rupture of extensor tendons of hand AND/OR wrist
  • Rupture wrist extensors
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of L forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of L hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of left forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of left hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of R forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of R hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of right hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of wrist
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of left forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of left hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of right forearm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of right hand
  • Spontaneous rupture of tendon of right forearm
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.63 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M66.239 Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons, unspecified forearm
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M66.249 Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons, unspecified hand
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.63:
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