2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S08.0XXA

Avulsion of scalp, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S08.0XXA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S08.0XXA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S08.0XXA - other international versions of ICD-10 S08.0XXA may differ.
The following code(s) above S08.0XXA 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 S08.0XXA:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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
  • S08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S08

    Avulsion and traumatic amputation of part of head

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete
    Avulsion and traumatic amputation of part of head
Approximate Synonyms
  • Avulsion of scalp
  • Scalp avulsion
ICD-10-CM S08.0XXA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S08.0XXA to ICD-9-CM

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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S08.0XXA
S07.8 Crushing injury of other parts of head
S07.8XXA …… initial encounter
S07.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
S07.8XXS …… sequela
S07.9 Crushing injury of head, part unspecified
S07.9XXA …… initial encounter
S07.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
S07.9XXS …… sequela
S08 Avulsion and traumatic amputation of part of head
S08.0 Avulsion of scalp
S08.0XXA …… initial encounter
S08.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
S08.0XXS …… sequela
S08.1 Traumatic amputation of ear
S08.11 Complete traumatic amputation of ear
S08.111 Complete traumatic amputation of right ear
S08.111A …… initial encounter
S08.111D …… subsequent encounter
S08.111S …… sequela
S08.112 Complete traumatic amputation of left ear
S08.112A …… initial encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.