ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 726.10

Rotator cuff synd NOS

Diagnosis Code 726.10

ICD-9: 726.10
Short Description: Rotator cuff synd NOS
Long Description: Disorders of bursae and tendons in shoulder region, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 726.10

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739)
    • Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
      • 726 Peripheral enthesopathies and allied syndromes

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Biceps tendinitis
  • Bursitis of shoulder
  • Contracture of tendon of shoulder region
  • Disorder of bursa of shoulder region
  • Disorder of rotator cuff
  • Disorder of tendon of shoulder region
  • Enthesopathy of shoulder region
  • Infraspinatus tendinitis
  • Injury of tendon of the rotator cuff of shoulder
  • Rotator cuff impingement syndrome
  • Rotator cuff syndrome
  • Supraspinatus syndrome
  • Supraspinatus tear
  • Supraspinatus tendinitis
  • Tendinitis AND/OR tenosynovitis of the shoulder region

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 726.10 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Shoulder Injuries and Disorders

Your shoulder joint is composed of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone). Your shoulders are the most movable joints in your body. They can also be unstable because the ball of the upper arm is larger than the shoulder socket that holds it. To remain in a stable or normal position, the shoulder must be anchored by muscles, tendons and ligaments. Because the shoulder can be unstable, it is the site of many common problems. They include sprains, strains, dislocations, separations, tendinitis, bursitis, torn rotator cuffs, frozen shoulder, fractures and arthritis.

Usually shoulder problems are treated with RICE. This stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Other treatments include exercise, medicines to reduce pain and swelling, and surgery if other treatments don't work.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Broken collarbone - aftercare
  • Dislocated shoulder - aftercare
  • Fractured clavicle in the newborn
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Frozen shoulder - aftercare
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder CT scan
  • Shoulder MRI scan
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder replacement - discharge
  • Shoulder separation - aftercare
  • Shoulder surgery - discharge
  • Using your shoulder after replacement surgery
  • Using your shoulder after surgery

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