Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.4
Enthesopathy of wrist and carpus
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Enthesopathy of wrist.
  • ICD-9-CM 726.4 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 726.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bone spur of L wrist
  • Bone spur of left wrist
  • Bone spur of R wrist
  • Bone spur of right wrist
  • Bone spur of wrist
  • Bursitis of L hand
  • Bursitis of left hand
  • Bursitis of left wrist
  • Bursitis of R hand
  • Bursitis of right hand
  • Bursitis of right wrist
  • Bursitis of wrist
  • Enthesopathy of carpus
  • Enthesopathy of wrist
  • Osteophyte of left wrist
  • Osteophyte of right wrist
  • Osteophyte of wrist
  • Periarthritis of L wrist
  • Periarthritis of left wrist
  • Periarthritis of R wrist
  • Periarthritis of right wrist
  • Periarthritis of wrist
Applies To
  • Bursitis of hand or wrist
  • Periarthritis of wrist
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M70.10 Bursitis, unspecified hand
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M77.20 Periarthritis, unspecified wrist
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.4:
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • hand 726.4
    • wrist 726.4
  • Capsulitis (joint) 726.90
    • wrist 726.4
  • Enthesopathy 726.90
    • wrist and carpus 726.4
  • Exostosis 726.91
    • wrist 726.4
  • Periarthritis (joint) 726.90
    • wrist 726.4
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