Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.79
Other enthesopathy of ankle and tarsus
  • Short description: Ankle enthesopathy NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 726.79 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 726.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 726.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 726.79: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bursitis - ankle/foot
  • Bursitis of ankle region
  • Bursitis of foot region
  • Enthesopathy of foot region
  • Intermetatarsal bursitis
  • L peroneal tendinitis
  • Left intermetatarsal bursitis
  • Left peroneal tendinitis
  • Peroneal tendinitis
  • Peroneal tendinitis of left leg
  • Peroneal tendinitis of right leg
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Postcalcaneal bursitis
  • R peroneal tendinitis
  • Right intermetatarsal bursitis
  • Right peroneal tendinitis
  • Sinus tarsi syndrome
  • Sinus tarsi syndrome (ankle condition)
  • Tendinitis of flexor hallucis longus
Applies To
  • Peroneal tendinitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M77.50 Other enthesopathy of unspecified foot
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.79:
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • ankle 726.79
    • calcaneal 726.79
    • foot 726.79
    • toe 726.79
  • Sinus - see also Fistula
    • tarsi syndrome 726.79
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • sinus tarsi 726.79
  • Tendinitis, tendonitis (see also Tenosynovitis) 726.90
    • peroneal 726.79
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