2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S09.90

Unspecified injury of head

Applicable To
  • Head injury NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S09.90. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • brain injury NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.9

    Unspecified intracranial injury

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Brain injury NOS
    • Head injury NOS with loss of consciousness
    • Traumatic brain injury NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • conditions classifiable to S06.0- to S06.8-code to specified intracranial injury
    • head injury NOS (S09.90)
    S06.9-
    )
  • head injury NOS with loss of consciousness (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.9

    Unspecified intracranial injury

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Brain injury NOS
    • Head injury NOS with loss of consciousness
    • Traumatic brain injury NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • conditions classifiable to S06.0- to S06.8-code to specified intracranial injury
    • head injury NOS (S09.90)
    S06.9-
    )
  • intracranial injury NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.9

    Unspecified intracranial injury

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Brain injury NOS
    • Head injury NOS with loss of consciousness
    • Traumatic brain injury NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • conditions classifiable to S06.0- to S06.8-code to specified intracranial injury
    • head injury NOS (S09.90)
    S06.9-
    )
The following code(s) above S09.90 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to S09.90:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • S00-S09
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-S09

    Injuries to the head

    Code Also
    • for any associated infection
    Includes
    • injuries of ear
    • injuries of eye
    • injuries of face [any part]
    • injuries of gum
    • injuries of jaw
    • injuries of oral cavity
    • injuries of palate
    • injuries of periocular area
    • injuries of scalp
    • injuries of temporomandibular joint area
    • injuries of tongue
    • injuries of tooth
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in ear (T16)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in mouth NOS (T18.0)
    • effects of foreign body in nose (T17.0-T17.1)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body on external eye (T15.-)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the head
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to S09.90:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S09.90:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S09.90
S09.392S …… sequela
S09.399 Other specified injury of unspecified middle and inner ear
S09.399A …… initial encounter
S09.399D …… subsequent encounter
S09.399S …… sequela
S09.8 Other specified injuries of head
S09.8XXA …… initial encounter
S09.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
S09.8XXS …… sequela
S09.9 Unspecified injury of face and head
S09.90 Unspecified injury of head
S09.90XA …… initial encounter
S09.90XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.90XS …… sequela
S09.91 Unspecified injury of ear
S09.91XA …… initial encounter
S09.91XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.91XS …… sequela
S09.92 Unspecified injury of nose
S09.92XA …… initial encounter
S09.92XD …… subsequent encounter

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