Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.70
Enthesopathy of ankle and tarsus, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ankle enthesopathy NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 726.70 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 726.70 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Capsulitis of ankle
  • Capsulitis of tarsus
  • Enthesopathy of ankle
  • Enthesopathy of foot
  • Enthesopathy of foot or toes
  • Enthesopathy of foot region
  • Enthesopathy of tarsus
  • L metatarsalgia
  • Left metatarsalgia
  • Left sided metatarsalgia
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Metatarsalgia (pain in ball of foot)
  • R metatarsalgia
  • Right metatarsalgia
  • Right sided metatarsalgia
726.70 Excludes
  • Morton's metatarsalgia (355.6)
Applies To
  • Metatarsalgia NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.70 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M76.899 Other specified enthesopathies of unspecified lower limb, excluding foot
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M77.40 Metatarsalgia, unspecified foot
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.70:
  • Enthesopathy 726.90
    • ankle and tarsus 726.70
  • Metatarsalgia 726.70
    • due to Freiberg's disease 732.5
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