2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.3

Focal traumatic brain injury

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S06.3 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S06.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S06.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 S06.3 may differ.
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 S06.3. 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.
  • any condition classifiable to
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.4

    Epidural hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Extradural hemorrhage NOS
    • Extradural hemorrhage (traumatic)
    S06.4-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.6

    Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S06.6
  • focal cerebral edema (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.1

    Traumatic cerebral edema

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diffuse traumatic cerebral edema
    • Focal traumatic cerebral edema
    S06.1
    )
The following code(s) above S06.3 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 S06.3:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
  • S00-S09
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S00-S09

    Injuries to the head

    Code Also
    • for any associated infection
    Includes
    • injuries of ear
    • injuries of eye
    • injuries of face [any part]
    • injuries of gum
    • injuries of jaw
    • injuries of oral cavity
    • injuries of palate
    • injuries of periocular area
    • injuries of scalp
    • injuries of temporomandibular joint area
    • injuries of tongue
    • injuries of tooth
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in ear (T16)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in mouth NOS (T18.0)
    • effects of foreign body in nose (T17.0-T17.1)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body on external eye (T15.-)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the head
  • S06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06

    Intracranial injury

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • open wound of head (S01.-)
    • skull fracture (S02.-)
    Includes
    • traumatic brain injury
    Note
    • 7th characters D and S do not apply to codes in category S06 with 6th character 7 - death due to brain injury prior to regaining consciousness, or 8 - death due to other cause prior to regaining consciousness.
    Type 1 Excludes
    Intracranial injury
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to S06.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S00
    , G93.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S00

    Superficial injury of head

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diffuse cerebral contusion (S06.2-)
    • focal cerebral contusion (S06.3-)
    • injury of eye and orbit (S05.-)
    • open wound of head (S01.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.5

    Compression of brain

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arnold-Chiari type 1 compression of brain
    • Compression of brain (stem)
    • Herniation of brain (stem)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diffuse traumatic compression of brain (S06.2-)
    • focal traumatic compression of brain (S06.3-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S06.3
S06.2X6D …… subsequent encounter
S06.2X6S …… sequela
S06.2X7 Diffuse traumatic brain injury with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to brain injury prior to regaining consciousness
S06.2X7A …… initial encounter
S06.2X8 Diffuse traumatic brain injury with loss of consciousness of any duration with death due to other cause prior to regaining consciousness
S06.2X8A …… initial encounter
S06.2X9 Diffuse traumatic brain injury with loss of consciousness of unspecified duration
S06.2X9A …… initial encounter
S06.2X9D …… subsequent encounter
S06.2X9S …… sequela
S06.3 Focal traumatic brain injury
S06.30 Unspecified focal traumatic brain injury
S06.300 Unspecified focal traumatic brain injury without loss of consciousness
S06.300A …… initial encounter
S06.300D …… subsequent encounter
S06.300S …… sequela
S06.301 Unspecified focal traumatic brain injury with loss of consciousness of 30 minutes or less
S06.301A …… initial encounter
S06.301D …… subsequent encounter
S06.301S …… sequela
S06.302 Unspecified focal traumatic brain injury with loss of consciousness of 31 minutes to 59 minutes

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