Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.71
Achilles bursitis or tendinitis
  • Short description: Achilles tendinitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 726.71 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 726.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 726.71.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 726.71: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Achilles bursitis
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • L achilles tendinitis
  • Left Achilles tendinitis
  • Left achilles tendonitis
  • R Achilles tendinitis
  • Right Achilles tendinitis
  • Right achilles tendonitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M76.60 Achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.71:
  • Achillobursitis 726.71
  • Achillodynia 726.71
  • Albert's disease 726.71
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • Achilles tendon 726.71
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Albert's 726.71
  • Tendinitis, tendonitis (see also Tenosynovitis) 726.90
    • Achilles 726.71
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