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    I am looking for the ICD-9 code for rupture of bicep tendon (not long head).

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    I would normally use 727.62 (even though it states long head), I also use 727.69 when there is nothing more specific.
    Stephanie Phillips, CPC-H
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    I use 841.8 if distal and if in shoulder but not the long head, I use 840.8. (of course these are for the acute ruptures)

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