2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S50.872S

Other superficial bite of left forearm, sequela

The following code(s) above S50.872S 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 S50.872S:
  • 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
  • S50-S59
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S50

    Superficial injury of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • superficial injury of wrist and hand (S60.-)
    Superficial injury of elbow and forearm
  • S50.87
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S50.87

    Other superficial bite of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other superficial bite of forearm
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ICD-10-CM S50.872S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S50.872S
S50.869D …… subsequent encounter
S50.869S …… sequela
S50.87 Other superficial bite of forearm
S50.871 Other superficial bite of right forearm
S50.871A …… initial encounter
S50.871D …… subsequent encounter
S50.871S …… sequela
S50.872 Other superficial bite of left forearm
S50.872A …… initial encounter
S50.872D …… subsequent encounter
S50.872S …… sequela
S50.879 Other superficial bite of unspecified forearm
S50.879A …… initial encounter
S50.879D …… subsequent encounter
S50.879S …… sequela
S50.9 Unspecified superficial injury of elbow and forearm
S50.90 Unspecified superficial injury of elbow
S50.901 Unspecified superficial injury of right elbow
S50.901A …… initial encounter
S50.901D …… subsequent encounter
S50.901S …… sequela

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