Shoulder Tendon Tear ICD 9 Code

Shoulder Tendon Tear ICD 9 Code

5258

Billable Medical Code for Nontraumatic Rupture of Other Tendon

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 727.69

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 727.69.

The Short Description Is: Nontraum tendon rupt NEC.

Known As

Shoulder tendon tear is also known as nontraumatic rupture of tibialis posterior tendon, non-traumatic tendon rupture, non-traumatic tendon rupture of forearm, spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of L shoulder, spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of R lower leg, spontaneous rupture of extensor tendon of R shoulder, spontaneous rupture of hand tendon, spontaneous rupture of lower leg tendon, spontaneous rupture of shoulder tendon, spontaneous rupture of tendon, spontaneous rupture of tendon of left lower leg, spontaneous rupture of tendon of left shoulder, spontaneous rupture of tendon of right lower leg, spontaneous rupture of tendon of right shoulder, and spontaneous rupture of upper arm tendon.

Shoulder Tendon Tear Definition and Symptoms

Shoulder tendon tear is a rupture or tear in the tendon in the shoulder. This is most commonly caused by age related injuries and sports injuries. Symptoms include a popping sound at the time of injury, severe pain in the muscle, and limited mobility of the shoulder.