Billable Medical Code for Bicipital Tenosynovitis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 726.12
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 726.12.
Bicep tendonitis is also known as biceps tendinitis biceps tendinitis of left shoulder, biceps tendinitis of right shoulder, bicipital tendinitis, bicipital tendonitis, L bicipital tendinitis, left bicipital tendinitis, R bicipital tendinitis, and right bicipital tendinitis.
Bicep Tendonitis Definition and Symptoms
Bicep tendonitis is when the bicep tendon becomes inflamed. Some of the most common causes of this condition are jobs or chores that involve the shoulder and sports. Symptoms include pain in the front of the shoulder, aching that moves down the upper arm, a grating sound in the tendon, and an occasional snapping sound in the shoulder.