Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow S53- >

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  • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56
    • S56.0 Injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of thumb at forearm level
    • S56.1 Injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of other and unspecified finger at forearm level
    • S56.2 Injury of other flexor muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level
    • S56.3 Injury of extensor or abductor muscles, fascia and tendons of thumb at forearm level
    • S56.4 Injury of extensor muscle, fascia and tendon of other and unspecified finger at forearm level
    • S56.5 Injury of other extensor muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level
    • S56.8 Injury of other muscles, fascia and tendons at forearm level
    • S56.9 Injury of unspecified muscles, fascia and tendons at forearm level
    S56.-
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  • avulsion of joint or ligament of elbow
  • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of elbow
  • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of elbow
  • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of elbow
  • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of elbow
  • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of elbow
  • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of elbow
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