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ICD-10-CM Code M76.5
Patellar tendinitis

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code M76.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of M76.5 that describes the diagnosis 'patellar tendinitis' in more detail.


The ICD code M765 is used to code Patellar tendinitis

Patellar tendinitis (patellar tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee), is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior patellar region in athletes. It is common with frequent jumping and studies have shown it may be associated with stiff ankle movement and ankle sprains.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 726.64

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M76.5 - Patellar tendinitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M76.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: M76 - Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot

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