2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S55.012S

Laceration of ulnar artery at forearm level, left arm, sequela

The following code(s) above S55.012S 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 S55.012S:
  • 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
  • S55
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S55

    Injury of blood vessels at forearm level

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S51.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level (S65.-)
    • injury of brachial vessels (S45.1-S45.2)
    Injury of blood vessels at forearm level
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ICD-10-CM S55.012S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert S55.012S to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S55.012S
S55.009D …… subsequent encounter
S55.009S …… sequela
S55.01 Laceration of ulnar artery at forearm level
S55.011 Laceration of ulnar artery at forearm level, right arm
S55.011A …… initial encounter
S55.011D …… subsequent encounter
S55.011S …… sequela
S55.012 Laceration of ulnar artery at forearm level, left arm
S55.012A …… initial encounter
S55.012D …… subsequent encounter
S55.012S …… sequela
S55.019 Laceration of ulnar artery at forearm level, unspecified arm
S55.019A …… initial encounter
S55.019D …… subsequent encounter
S55.019S …… sequela
S55.09 Other specified injury of ulnar artery at forearm level
S55.091 Other specified injury of ulnar artery at forearm level, right arm
S55.091A …… initial encounter
S55.091D …… subsequent encounter
S55.091S …… sequela
S55.092 Other specified injury of ulnar artery at forearm level, left arm

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