ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M76.60

Achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg

Diagnosis Code M76.60

ICD-10: M76.60
Short Description: Achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg
Long Description: Achilles tendinitis, unspecified leg
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M76.60

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)
      • Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot (M76)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M76.60 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Achilles bursitis
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Achillodynia
  • Bursitis - ankle/foot
  • Bursitis of ankle region
  • Tenalgia

Information for Patients


Also called: Tendonitis

Tendons are flexible bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. They help your muscles move your bones. Tendinitis is the severe swelling of a tendon.

Tendinitis usually happens after repeated injury to an area such as the wrist or ankle. It causes pain and soreness around a joint. Some common forms of tendinitis are named after the sports that increase their risk. They include tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, pitcher's shoulder, swimmer's shoulder, and jumper's knee.

Doctors diagnose tendinitis with your medical history, a physical exam, and imaging tests. The first step in treatment is to reduce pain and swelling. Rest, wrapping or elevating the affected area, and medicines can help. Ice is helpful for recent, severe injuries. Other treatments include ultrasound, physical therapy, steroid injections, and surgery.

  • Achilles tendinitis
  • De Quervain tendinitis
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Tenosynovitis
  • What Are Bursitis and Tendinitis? - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

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