Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.32
Lateral epicondylitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 726.32 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 726.32 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat lateral epicondylitis
  • Bilateral lateral epicondylitis
  • L lateral epicondylitis
  • Lateral epicondylitis of elbow
  • Left lateral epicondylitis
  • R lateral epicondylitis
  • Right lateral epicondylitis
Clinical Information
  • A condition characterized by pain in or near the lateral humeral epicondyle or in the forearm extensor muscle mass as a result of unusual strain. It occurs in tennis players as well as housewives, artisans, and violinists
Applies To
  • Epicondylitis NOS
  • Golfers' elbow
  • Tennis elbow
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.32 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M77.10 Lateral epicondylitis, unspecified elbow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.32:
  • Epicondylitis (elbow) (lateral) 726.32
  • Golfer's elbow 726.32
  • Tennis elbow 726.32
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