2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.0

Injury of carotid artery of neck

Applicable To
  • Injury of carotid artery (common) (external) (internal, extracranial portion)
  • Injury of carotid artery 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 S15.0. 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.
  • injury of internal carotid artery, intracranial portion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.8

    Other specified intracranial injuries

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S06.8
    )
The following code(s) above S15.0 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 S15.0:
  • 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
  • S10-S19
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S10-S19

    Injuries to the neck

    Includes
    • injuries of nape
    • injuries of supraclavicular region
    • injuries of throat
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in esophagus (T18.1)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body in trachea (T17.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the neck
  • S15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15

    Injury of blood vessels at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S11.-)
    Injury of blood vessels at neck level
Clinical Information Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S15.0
S14.5XXS …… sequela
S14.8 Injury of other specified nerves of neck
S14.8XXA …… initial encounter
S14.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
S14.8XXS …… sequela
S14.9 Injury of unspecified nerves of neck
S14.9XXA …… initial encounter
S14.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
S14.9XXS …… sequela
S15 Injury of blood vessels at neck level
S15.0 Injury of carotid artery of neck
S15.00 Unspecified injury of carotid artery
S15.001 Unspecified injury of right carotid artery
S15.001A …… initial encounter
S15.001D …… subsequent encounter
S15.001S …… sequela
S15.002 Unspecified injury of left carotid artery
S15.002A …… initial encounter
S15.002D …… subsequent encounter
S15.002S …… sequela
S15.009 Unspecified injury of unspecified carotid artery

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.