Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.72
Tibialis tendinitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 726.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 726.72 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: 726.72 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M76.829 Posterior tibial tendinitis, unspecified leg
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral tibialis posterior tendinitis
  • Bilateral tibialis tendinitis
  • L anterior tibial syndrome
  • L posterior tibial tendinitis
  • Left anterior tibial syndrome
  • Left posterior tibial tendinitis
  • Left tibialis posterior tendinitis
  • Posterior tibial tendinitis
  • R anterior tibial syndrome
  • R posterior tibial tendinitis
  • Right anterior tibial syndrome
  • Right posterior tibial tendinitis
  • Right tibialis posterior tendinitis
  • Tendinitis of bilat posterior tibial tendons
  • Tendinitis of bilat tibial tendons
  • Tendinitis of bilateral posterior tibial tendons
  • Tendinitis of bilateral tibial tendons
  • Tendinitis of left posterior tibial tendon
  • Tendinitis of right posterior tibial tendon
  • Tibial tendinitis
  • Tibial tendonitis, posterior
  • Tibialis posterior tendinitis
  • Tibialis tendonitis
Applies To
  • Tibialis (anterior) (posterior) tendinitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.72:
  • Tendinitis, tendonitis (see also Tenosynovitis) 726.90
    • tibialis (anterior) (posterior) 726.72
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