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Biceps tendonitis icd?

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    I've posted this question before but never really got an answer.... What Dx code can I use for Bicep tendonitis, I have been told to use 726.10 or 726.12 but this is for "tenosynovitis" of biceps so I'm leaning more towards 726.10


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    Default Biceps tendinitis
    I would go with 726.10
    Sathiyavathi.T CPC

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    Thanks but I'm still not sure because I posted this in the orthopedics forums well and got responses stating to use 726.12. Do you have any official resources stating to use 726.10?

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    Default Biceps tendinitis 726.12
    Hi, even i had a confusion about the same. I was searching yesterday to find out the accurate answers but most of the searches dont give clear explanation, also we use 726.10 in our office here.

    Today i found a resource regarding this and the code726.12 is supported for BICEPS TENDONITIS.The link is

    Synonyms: biceps tenosynovitis, biceps tendinosis, long head of biceps tendonitis
    Biceps Tendonitis ICD-9
    726.12(bicipital tenosynovitis).
    I hope this would help you.
    Sathiyavathi.T CPC

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    Our office also uses 726.12.

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    i agree, 726.12

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