2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S81.002

Unspecified open wound, left knee

The following code(s) above S81.002 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 S81.002:
  • 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
  • S80-S89
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S80-S89

    Injuries to the knee and lower leg

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of ankle and foot, except fracture of ankle and malleolus (S90-S99)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the knee and lower leg
  • S81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S81

    Open wound of knee and lower leg

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of knee and lower leg (S82.-)
    • traumatic amputation of lower leg (S88.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of ankle and foot (S91.-)
    Open wound of knee and lower leg
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S81.002
S80.929A …… initial encounter
S80.929D …… subsequent encounter
S80.929S …… sequela
S81 Open wound of knee and lower leg
S81.0 Open wound of knee
S81.00 Unspecified open wound of knee
S81.001 Unspecified open wound, right knee
S81.001A …… initial encounter
S81.001D …… subsequent encounter
S81.001S …… sequela
S81.002 Unspecified open wound, left knee
S81.002A …… initial encounter
S81.002D …… subsequent encounter
S81.002S …… sequela
S81.009 Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee
S81.009A …… initial encounter
S81.009D …… subsequent encounter
S81.009S …… sequela
S81.01 Laceration without foreign body of knee
S81.011 Laceration without foreign body, right knee
S81.011A …… initial encounter

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