Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.64
Patellar tendinitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 726.64 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 726.64 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • L patellar tendinitis
  • Left patellar (kneecap) tendinitis
  • Left patellar tendinitis
  • Left patellar tendonitis
  • Patellar (kneecap) tendonitis
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • R patellar tendinitis
  • Right patellar (kneecap) tendinitis
  • Right patellar tendinitis
  • Right patellar tendonitis
  • Tendinitis of bilat patellar tendons
  • Tendinitis of bilateral patellar tendons
  • Tendinitis of left patellar tendon
  • Tendinitis of right patellar tendon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.64 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M76.50 Patellar tendinitis, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.64:
  • Tendinitis, tendonitis (see also Tenosynovitis) 726.90
    • patellar 726.64
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