Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.04
Radial styloid tenosynovitis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Radial styloid tenosynov.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.04 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 727.04 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • DeQuervains tenosynovitis
  • Tendonitis, dequervains
  • Tenosynovitis of radial styloid
Clinical Information
  • Stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons in the first dorsal wrist compartment. The presenting symptoms are usually pain and tenderness at the radial styloid. The cause is almost always related to overuse injury or is associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Applies To
  • de Quervain's disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.04 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M65.4 Radial styloid tenosynovitis [de Quervain]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.04:
  • de Quervain's
    • disease (tendon sheath) 727.04
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • de Quervain's (tendon sheath) 727.04
      • thyroid (subacute granulomatous thyroiditis) 245.1
    • Quervain's
      • tendon sheath 727.04
      • thyroid (subacute granulomatous thyroiditis) 245.1
  • Quervain's disease 727.04
    • thyroid (subacute granulomatous thyroiditis) 245.1
  • Tenosynovitis (see also Synovitis) 727.00
    • radial styloid 727.04
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