Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.61
Complete rupture of rotator cuff
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Rotator cuff rupture.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.61 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 727.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Full thickness rotator cuff tear
  • Nontraumatic complete rupture of rotator cuff
  • Nontraumatic rotator cuff tear
  • Rotator cuff tear , non traumatic
  • Rupture rotator cuff, complete
  • Spontaneous complete rupture of rotator cuff
727.61 Excludes
  • partial tear of rotator cuff (726.13)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M75.120 Complete rotator cuff tear or rupture of unspecified shoulder, not specified as traumatic
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.61:
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