2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S65

Injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level

Code Also
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A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • any associated open wound (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61
    • S61.0 Open wound of thumb without damage to nail
    • S61.1 Open wound of thumb with damage to nail
    • S61.2 Open wound of other finger without damage to nail
    • S61.3 Open wound of other finger with damage to nail
    • S61.4 Open wound of hand
    • S61.5 Open wound of wrist
    S61.-
    )
The following code(s) above S65 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 S65:
  • 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
  • S60-S69
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S60-S69

    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to S65:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S65
S64.90XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.90XS …… sequela
S64.91 Injury of unspecified nerve at wrist and hand level of right arm
S64.91XA …… initial encounter
S64.91XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.91XS …… sequela
S64.92 Injury of unspecified nerve at wrist and hand level of left arm
S64.92XA …… initial encounter
S64.92XD …… subsequent encounter
S64.92XS …… sequela
S65 Injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level
S65.0 Injury of ulnar artery at wrist and hand level
S65.00 Unspecified injury of ulnar artery at wrist and hand level
S65.001 Unspecified injury of ulnar artery at wrist and hand level of right arm
S65.001A …… initial encounter
S65.001D …… subsequent encounter
S65.001S …… sequela
S65.002 Unspecified injury of ulnar artery at wrist and hand level of left arm
S65.002A …… initial encounter
S65.002D …… subsequent encounter
S65.002S …… sequela

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