2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51.852A

Open bite of left forearm, initial encounter

The following code(s) above S51.852A 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 S51.852A:
  • 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
  • S51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51

    Open wound of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of elbow and forearm (S52.- with open fracture 7th character)
    • traumatic amputation of elbow and forearm (S58.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of wrist and hand (S61.-)
    Open wound of elbow and forearm
  • S51.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51.8

    Open wound of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Open wound of forearm
  • S51.85
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51.85

    Open bite of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of forearm NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    Open bite of forearm
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM S51.852A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert S51.852A to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S51.852A
S51.849 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified forearm
S51.849A …… initial encounter
S51.849D …… subsequent encounter
S51.849S …… sequela
S51.85 Open bite of forearm
S51.851 Open bite of right forearm
S51.851A …… initial encounter
S51.851D …… subsequent encounter
S51.851S …… sequela
S51.852 Open bite of left forearm
S51.852A …… initial encounter
S51.852D …… subsequent encounter
S51.852S …… sequela
S51.859 Open bite of unspecified forearm
S51.859A …… initial encounter
S51.859D …… subsequent encounter
S51.859S …… sequela
S52 Fracture of forearm
S52.0 Fracture of upper end of ulna
S52.00 Unspecified fracture of upper end of ulna
S52.001 Unspecified fracture of upper end of right ulna

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