Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.89
Other disorders of synovium, tendon, and bursa
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Synov/tend/bursa dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.89 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 727.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of bursa
  • Abscess of bursa of ankle
  • Abscess of bursa of elbow
  • Abscess of bursa of foot
  • Abscess of bursa of hand
  • Abscess of bursa of hip
  • Abscess of bursa of knee
  • Abscess of bursa of L ankle
  • Abscess of bursa of L elbow
  • Abscess of bursa of L hand
  • Abscess of bursa of L hip
  • Abscess of bursa of L knee
  • Abscess of bursa of L shoulder
  • Abscess of bursa of L wrist
  • Abscess of bursa of left ankle
  • Abscess of bursa of left elbow
  • Abscess of bursa of left hand
  • Abscess of bursa of left hip
  • Abscess of bursa of left knee
  • Abscess of bursa of left shoulder
  • Abscess of bursa of left wrist
  • Abscess of bursa of multiple sites
  • Abscess of bursa of R ankle
  • Abscess of bursa of R elbow
  • Abscess of bursa of R hand
  • Abscess of bursa of R hip
  • Abscess of bursa of R knee
  • Abscess of bursa of R shoulder
  • Abscess of bursa of R wrist
  • Abscess of bursa of right ankle
  • Abscess of bursa of right elbow
  • Abscess of bursa of right hand
  • Abscess of bursa of right hip
  • Abscess of bursa of right knee
  • Abscess of bursa of right shoulder
  • Abscess of bursa of right wrist
  • Abscess of bursa of shoulder
  • Abscess of bursa of wrist
  • Abscess of bursae of multiple sites
  • Abscess of tendon
  • Abscess of tendon sheath
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of ankle
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of foot
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of forearm
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of hand
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left ankle AND/OR foot
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left forearm
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left hand
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left lower leg
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left shoulder
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left thigh
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of left upper arm
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of lower leg
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right ankle AND/OR foot
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right forearm
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right hand
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right lower leg
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right shoulder
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right thigh
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of right upper arm
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of shoulder
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of thigh
  • Abscess of tendon sheath of upper arm
  • Abscess of tendon-arm
  • Abscess of tendon-foot
  • Abscess of tendon-forearm
  • Abscess of tendon-hand
  • Abscess of tendon-leg
  • Abscess of tendon-thigh
  • Abscess, contracture or calcification of bursa or tendon
  • Adhesion of tendon of hand
  • Adhesion, tendon, hand
  • Fibrous histiocytoma of tendon sheath
  • Gap in tendon
  • Infection of tendon sheath
  • Infectious disorder of tendon
  • Nodule on tendon
  • Primary synovial ostechondromatosis
  • Pyogenic infection of tendon sheath
  • Rupture of popliteal bursa
  • Secondary synovial osteochondromatosis
  • Snowstorm knee
  • Suppurative tenosynovitis
  • Synovial hernia
  • Synovial hypertrophy
  • Synovial hypertrophy of ankle and foot
  • Synovial hypertrophy of forearm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of hand
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L ankle and foot
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L forearm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L hand
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L lower leg
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L shoulder
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L thigh
  • Synovial hypertrophy of L upper arm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left ankle and foot
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left forearm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left hand
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left lower leg
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left shoulder
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left thigh
  • Synovial hypertrophy of left upper arm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of lower leg
  • Synovial hypertrophy of multiple sites
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R ankle and foot
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R forearm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R hand
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R lower leg
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R shoulder
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R thigh
  • Synovial hypertrophy of R upper arm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right ankle and foot
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right forearm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right hand
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right lower leg
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right shoulder
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right thigh
  • Synovial hypertrophy of right upper arm
  • Synovial hypertrophy of shoulder
  • Synovial hypertrophy of thigh
  • Synovial hypertrophy of upper arm
  • Synovial plica
  • Tendon abscess
  • Tendon adhesion of hand
  • Tendon sheath abscess of ankle and foot
  • Tendon sheath abscess of foot
  • Tendon sheath abscess of forearm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of hand
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L ankle and foot
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L forearm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L hand
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L lower leg
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L shoulder
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L thigh
  • Tendon sheath abscess of L upper arm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left ankle and foot
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left forearm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left hand
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left lower leg
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left shoulder
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left thigh
  • Tendon sheath abscess of left upper arm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of lower leg
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R ankle and foot
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R forearm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R hand
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R lower leg
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R shoulder
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R thigh
  • Tendon sheath abscess of R upper arm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right ankle and foot
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right forearm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right hand
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right lower leg
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right shoulder
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right thigh
  • Tendon sheath abscess of right upper arm
  • Tendon sheath abscess of shoulder
  • Tendon sheath abscess of thigh
  • Tendon sheath abscess of upper arm
  • Tendon sheath effusion
  • Tenosynovitis, suppurative
  • Thickening of flexor sheath of finger
  • Thickening of tendon sheath
  • Traumatic synovitis
727.89 Excludes
  • xanthomatosis localized to tendons (272.7)
Applies To
  • Abscess of bursa or tendon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M65.00 Abscess of tendon sheath, unspecified site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M67.80 Other specified disorders of synovium and tendon, unspecified site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M67.88 Other specified disorders of synovium and tendon, other site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M71.00 Abscess of bursa, unspecified site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M71.80 Other specified bursopathies, unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.89:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • tendon (sheath) 727.89
  • False - see also condition
    • bursa 727.89
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • bursa 727.89
    • into
      • bladder wall 596.7
      • bursa 727.89
      • corpus luysii (see also Hemorrhage, brain) 431
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • tendon (sheath) 727.89
  • Pseudobursa 727.89
  • Union, abnormal - see also Fusion
    • divided tendon 727.89
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