Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.65
Prepatellar bursitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 726.65 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 726.65 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.65 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M70.40 Prepatellar bursitis, unspecified knee
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bursitis of left prepatellar bursa
  • Bursitis of right prepatellar bursa
  • Infected bilat prepatellar bursa
  • Infected bilateral prepatellar bursas
  • Infected bursa of bilateral prepatellar
  • Infected prepatellar bursa
  • Infection of prepatellar bursa
  • L prepatellar bursitis
  • Left prepatellar (kneecap) bursitis
  • Left prepatellar bursitis
  • Prepatellar bursitis of left knee
  • Prepatellar bursitis of right knee
  • R prepatellar bursitis
  • Right prepatellar bursitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.65:
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • prepatellar 726.65
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