Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.33
Olecranon bursitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 726.33 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 726.33 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilateral olecranon bursitis
  • Bursitis of bilat olecranon bursa
  • Bursitis of bilateral olecranon bursa
  • Bursitis of left olecranon bursa
  • Bursitis of olecranon
  • Bursitis of right olecranon bursa
  • Infected bilateral olecranon bursas
  • Infected bursa of bilat olecranon
  • Infected bursa of bilateral olecranon
  • Infected bursa of olecranon
  • Infected olecranon bursa
  • Inflammation of bursa of olecranon (disorder)
  • L olecranon bursitis
  • Left olecranon bursitis
  • R olecranon bursitis
  • Right olecranon bursitis
Applies To
  • Bursitis of elbow
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.33 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M70.20 Olecranon bursitis, unspecified elbow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.33:
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • elbow 726.33
    • olecranon 726.33
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