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achilles tendon spur

Clara Posted Sun 25th of September, 2011 14:59:47 PM

what is the correct icd 9 code for achilles tendon spur

SuperCoder Answered Mon 26th of September, 2011 00:02:19 AM

The Achilles tendon (or occasionally Achilles' tendon), also known as the calcaneal tendon or the tendo calcaneus, is a tendon of the posterior leg. So, Achilles tendon spur is also known as calcaneal spur.

The ICD code for Calcaneal spur is 726.73

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