ICD-10-CM Code M76.50
Patellar tendinitis, unspecified knee
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
M76.50 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of patellar tendinitis, unspecified knee. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||726.64|
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Patellar tendonitis (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code M76.50 and a single ICD9 code, 726.64 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.