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Old 02-16-2009, 01:15 PM
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Default Need Dx for Tendinosis of Achilles

What ICD-9 code would you use for Chronic Achilles Tendinosis?
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Old 02-16-2009, 01:34 PM
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726.71.....at least that's what I use
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Old 02-16-2009, 01:36 PM
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726.71 is bursitis or tendinitis?
Which is an inflamation.
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Old 02-16-2009, 01:54 PM
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yes, i know...
Tendinosis, sometimes called chronic tendinitis, chronic tendinopathy or chronic tendon injury, is damage to a tendon at a cellular level

here's a little other info too...http://www.chiroweb.com/mpacms/dc/article.php?id=43606
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awesome! thank you for sharing.
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