Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.62
Nontraumatic rupture of tendons of biceps (long head)
  • Short description: Biceps tendon rupture.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.62 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 727.62 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 727.62.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 727.62: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Nontraumatic rupture of long head of biceps tendon
  • Nontraumatic tear of left long head of biceps tendon
  • Nontraumatic tear of right long head of biceps tendon
  • Rupture biceps tendon
  • Rupture of biceps tendon, long head
  • Rupture of tendon of biceps
  • Spontaneous rupture flexor tendon of right upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of L upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of R upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of left upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of extensor tendons of right upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendon of L upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendon of left upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendon of R upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendon of shoulder
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendon of upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons of left upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons of right upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons of shoulder
  • Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons of upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of long head of biceps tendon
  • Spontaneous rupture of tendon of left upper arm
  • Spontaneous rupture of tendon of right upper arm
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.62 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M66.829 Spontaneous rupture of other tendons, unspecified upper arm
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.62:
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