Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.79
Other enthesopathy of ankle and tarsus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 726.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 726.79 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: 726.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M77.50 Other enthesopathy of unspecified foot
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat sinus tarsi syndrome
  • Bilateral intermetatarsal bursitis
  • Bilateral sinus tarsi syndrome
  • Bursitis - ankle/foot
  • Bursitis of ankle region
  • Bursitis of bilat intermetatarsal bursa
  • Bursitis of bilateral intermetatarsal bursa
  • Bursitis of foot region
  • Enthesopathy of bilat feet
  • Enthesopathy of bilateral feet
  • Enthesopathy of foot region
  • Enthesopathy of left foot
  • Enthesopathy of right foot
  • Intermetatarsal bursitis
  • L peroneal tendinitis
  • Left intermetatarsal bursitis
  • Left peroneal tendinitis
  • Left sinus tarsi syndrome
  • Peroneal tendinitis
  • Peroneal tendinitis of left leg
  • Peroneal tendinitis of right leg
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Postcalcaneal bursitis
  • R peroneal tendinitis
  • Right intermetatarsal bursitis
  • Right peroneal tendinitis
  • Right sinus tarsi syndrome
  • Sinus tarsi syndrome
  • Sinus tarsi syndrome (ankle condition)
  • Tendinitis of flexor hallucis longus
  • Tendinitis of left peroneal tendon
  • Tendinitis of right peroneal tendon
Applies To
  • Peroneal tendinitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.79:
  • Bursitis NEC 727.3
    • ankle 726.79
    • calcaneal 726.79
    • foot 726.79
    • toe 726.79
  • Sinus - see also Fistula
    • tarsi syndrome 726.79
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • sinus tarsi 726.79
  • Tendinitis, tendonitis (see also Tenosynovitis) 726.90
    • peroneal 726.79
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