Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.73
Calcaneal spur
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 726.73 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 726.73 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Calcaneal (heel) spur
  • Calcaneal spur of left foot
  • Calcaneal spur of right foot
  • L calcaneal spur
  • Left calcaneal (heel) spur
  • Left calcaneal spur
  • R calcaneal spur
  • Right calcaneal (heel) spur
  • Right calcaneal spur
Clinical Information
  • A bony outgrowth on the lower surface of the calcaneus. Though often presenting along with plantar fasciitis (fasciitis, plantar), they are not considered causally related.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.73 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M77.30 Calcaneal spur, unspecified foot
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.73:
  • Calcaneal spur 726.73
  • Spur - see also Exostosis
    • calcaneal 726.73
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