Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.66
Nontraumatic rupture of patellar tendon
  • Short description: Rupture patellar tendon.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.66 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 727.66 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Non-traumatic rupture of patellar tendon
  • Nontraumatic tear of bilat patellar tendon
  • Nontraumatic tear of bilateral patellar tendon
  • Nontraumatic tear of bilateral patellar tendons
  • Nontraumatic tear of left patellar tendon
  • Nontraumatic tear of right patellar tendon
  • Rupture of patellar tendon
  • Rupture patellar (kneecap) tendon, non traumatic
  • Spontaneous rupture of patellar tendon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.66 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M66.269 Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons, unspecified lower leg
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.66:
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