Unspecified fracture of femur S72.9-

Applicable To
  • Fracture of thigh NOS
  • Fracture of upper leg NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S72.9. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • fracture of hip NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S72.00

    Fracture of unspecified part of neck of femur

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of hip NOS
    • Fracture of neck of femur NOS
    S72.00-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S72.01

    Unspecified intracapsular fracture of femur

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Subcapital fracture of femur
    S72.01-
    )
Clinical Information
  • A traumatic or pathologic injury to the femur in which the continuity of the femur is broken.
  • Breaks or rupture in bone situated between the hip and the knee, the femur.
  • Fractures of the femur.
  • S72.9 Unspecified fracture of femur
    • S72.90 Unspecified fracture of unspecified femur
      • S72.90XA …… initial encounter for closed fracture
      • S72.90XB …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
      • S72.90XC …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
      • S72.90XD …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
      • S72.90XE …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
      • S72.90XF …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
      • S72.90XG …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
      • S72.90XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
      • S72.90XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
      • S72.90XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
      • S72.90XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
      • S72.90XN …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
      • S72.90XP …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
      • S72.90XQ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
      • S72.90XR …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
      • S72.90XS …… sequela
    • S72.91 Unspecified fracture of right femur
      • S72.91XA …… initial encounter for closed fracture
      • S72.91XB …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
      • S72.91XC …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
      • S72.91XD …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
      • S72.91XE …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
      • S72.91XF …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
      • S72.91XG …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
      • S72.91XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
      • S72.91XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
      • S72.91XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
      • S72.91XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
      • S72.91XN …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
      • S72.91XP …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
      • S72.91XQ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
      • S72.91XR …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
      • S72.91XS …… sequela
    • S72.92 Unspecified fracture of left femur
      • S72.92XA …… initial encounter for closed fracture
      • S72.92XB …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
      • S72.92XC …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
      • S72.92XD …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
      • S72.92XE …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
      • S72.92XF …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
      • S72.92XG …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
      • S72.92XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
      • S72.92XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
      • S72.92XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
      • S72.92XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
      • S72.92XN …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
      • S72.92XP …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
      • S72.92XQ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
      • S72.92XR …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
      • S72.92XS …… sequela