2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S09.0

Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewhere classified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S09.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S09.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S09.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 S09.0 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 S09.0. 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.
  • injury of cerebral blood vessels (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06
    • S06.0 Concussion
    • S06.1 Traumatic cerebral edema
    • S06.2 Diffuse traumatic brain injury
    • S06.3 Focal traumatic brain injury
    • S06.4 Epidural hemorrhage
    • S06.5 Traumatic subdural hemorrhage
    • S06.6 Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
    • S06.8 Other specified intracranial injuries
    • S06.9 Unspecified intracranial injury
    S06.-
    )
  • injury of precerebral blood vessels (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15
    • S15 Injury of blood vessels at neck level
      • S15.0 Injury of carotid artery of neck
        • S15.00 Unspecified injury of carotid artery
          • S15.001 Unspecified injury of right carotid artery
            • S15.001A Unspecified injury of right carotid artery, i...
            • S15.001D Unspecified injury of right carotid artery, s...
            • S15.001S Unspecified injury of right carotid artery, s...
          • S15.002 Unspecified injury of left carotid artery
            • S15.002A Unspecified injury of left carotid artery, in...
            • S15.002D Unspecified injury of left carotid artery, su...
            • S15.002S Unspecified injury of left carotid artery, se...
          • S15.009 Unspecified injury of unspecified carotid art...
            • S15.009A Unspecified injury of unspecified carotid art...
            • S15.009D Unspecified injury of unspecified carotid art...
            • S15.009S Unspecified injury of unspecified carotid art...
        • S15.01 Minor laceration of carotid artery
          • S15.011 Minor laceration of right carotid artery
            • S15.011A Minor laceration of right carotid artery, ini...
            • S15.011D Minor laceration of right carotid artery, sub...
            • S15.011S Minor laceration of right carotid artery, seq...
          • S15.012 Minor laceration of left carotid artery
            • S15.012A Minor laceration of left carotid artery, init...
            • S15.012D Minor laceration of left carotid artery, subs...
            • S15.012S Minor laceration of left carotid artery, sequ...
          • S15.019 Minor laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
            • S15.019A Minor laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
            • S15.019D Minor laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
            • S15.019S Minor laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
        • S15.02 Major laceration of carotid artery
          • S15.021 Major laceration of right carotid artery
            • S15.021A Major laceration of right carotid artery, ini...
            • S15.021D Major laceration of right carotid artery, sub...
            • S15.021S Major laceration of right carotid artery, seq...
          • S15.022 Major laceration of left carotid artery
            • S15.022A Major laceration of left carotid artery, init...
            • S15.022D Major laceration of left carotid artery, subs...
            • S15.022S Major laceration of left carotid artery, sequ...
          • S15.029 Major laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
            • S15.029A Major laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
            • S15.029D Major laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
            • S15.029S Major laceration of unspecified carotid arter...
        • S15.09 Other specified injury of carotid artery
          • S15.091 Other specified injury of right carotid arter...
            • S15.091A Other specified injury of right carotid arter...
            • S15.091D Other specified injury of right carotid arter...
            • S15.091S Other specified injury of right carotid arter...
          • S15.092 Other specified injury of left carotid artery...
            • S15.092A Other specified injury of left carotid artery...
            • S15.092D Other specified injury of left carotid artery...
            • S15.092S Other specified injury of left carotid artery...
          • S15.099 Other specified injury of unspecified carotid...
            • S15.099A Other specified injury of unspecified carotid...
            • S15.099D Other specified injury of unspecified carotid...
            • S15.099S Other specified injury of unspecified carotid...
      • S15.1 Injury of vertebral artery
        • S15.10 Unspecified injury of vertebral artery
          • S15.101 Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery
            • S15.101A Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery,...
            • S15.101D Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery,...
            • S15.101S Unspecified injury of right vertebral artery,...
          • S15.102 Unspecified injury of left vertebral artery
            • S15.102A Unspecified injury of left vertebral artery, ...
            • S15.102D Unspecified injury of left vertebral artery, ...
            • S15.102S Unspecified injury of left vertebral artery, ...
          • S15.109 Unspecified injury of unspecified vertebral a...
            • S15.109A Unspecified injury of unspecified vertebral a...
            • S15.109D Unspecified injury of unspecified vertebral a...
            • S15.109S Unspecified injury of unspecified vertebral a...
        • S15.11 Minor laceration of vertebral artery
          • S15.111 Minor laceration of right vertebral artery
            • S15.111A Minor laceration of right vertebral artery, i...
            • S15.111D Minor laceration of right vertebral artery, s...
            • S15.111S Minor laceration of right vertebral artery, s...
          • S15.112 Minor laceration of left vertebral artery
            • S15.112A Minor laceration of left vertebral artery, in...
            • S15.112D Minor laceration of left vertebral artery, su...
            • S15.112S Minor laceration of left vertebral artery, se...
          • S15.119 Minor laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
            • S15.119A Minor laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
            • S15.119D Minor laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
            • S15.119S Minor laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
        • S15.12 Major laceration of vertebral artery
          • S15.121 Major laceration of right vertebral artery
            • S15.121A Major laceration of right vertebral artery, i...
            • S15.121D Major laceration of right vertebral artery, s...
            • S15.121S Major laceration of right vertebral artery, s...
          • S15.122 Major laceration of left vertebral artery
            • S15.122A Major laceration of left vertebral artery, in...
            • S15.122D Major laceration of left vertebral artery, su...
            • S15.122S Major laceration of left vertebral artery, se...
          • S15.129 Major laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
            • S15.129A Major laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
            • S15.129D Major laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
            • S15.129S Major laceration of unspecified vertebral art...
        • S15.19 Other specified injury of vertebral artery
          • S15.191 Other specified injury of right vertebral art...
            • S15.191A Other specified injury of right vertebral art...
            • S15.191D Other specified injury of right vertebral art...
            • S15.191S Other specified injury of right vertebral art...
          • S15.192 Other specified injury of left vertebral arte...
            • S15.192A Other specified injury of left vertebral arte...
            • S15.192D Other specified injury of left vertebral arte...
            • S15.192S Other specified injury of left vertebral arte...
          • S15.199 Other specified injury of unspecified vertebr...
            • S15.199A Other specified injury of unspecified vertebr...
            • S15.199D Other specified injury of unspecified vertebr...
            • S15.199S Other specified injury of unspecified vertebr...
      • S15.2 Injury of external jugular vein
        • S15.20 Unspecified injury of external jugular vein
          • S15.201 Unspecified injury of right external jugular ...
            • S15.201A Unspecified injury of right external jugular ...
            • S15.201D Unspecified injury of right external jugular ...
            • S15.201S Unspecified injury of right external jugular ...
          • S15.202 Unspecified injury of left external jugular v...
            • S15.202A Unspecified injury of left external jugular v...
            • S15.202D Unspecified injury of left external jugular v...
            • S15.202S Unspecified injury of left external jugular v...
          • S15.209 Unspecified injury of unspecified external ju...
            • S15.209A Unspecified injury of unspecified external ju...
            • S15.209D Unspecified injury of unspecified external ju...
            • S15.209S Unspecified injury of unspecified external ju...
        • S15.21 Minor laceration of external jugular vein
          • S15.211 Minor laceration of right external jugular ve...
            • S15.211A Minor laceration of right external jugular ve...
            • S15.211D Minor laceration of right external jugular ve...
            • S15.211S Minor laceration of right external jugular ve...
          • S15.212 Minor laceration of left external jugular vei...
            • S15.212A Minor laceration of left external jugular vei...
            • S15.212D Minor laceration of left external jugular vei...
            • S15.212S Minor laceration of left external jugular vei...
          • S15.219 Minor laceration of unspecified external jugu...
            • S15.219A Minor laceration of unspecified external jugu...
            • S15.219D Minor laceration of unspecified external jugu...
            • S15.219S Minor laceration of unspecified external jugu...
        • S15.22 Major laceration of external jugular vein
          • S15.221 Major laceration of right external jugular ve...
            • S15.221A Major laceration of right external jugular ve...
            • S15.221D Major laceration of right external jugular ve...
            • S15.221S Major laceration of right external jugular ve...
          • S15.222 Major laceration of left external jugular vei...
            • S15.222A Major laceration of left external jugular vei...
            • S15.222D Major laceration of left external jugular vei...
            • S15.222S Major laceration of left external jugular vei...
          • S15.229 Major laceration of unspecified external jugu...
            • S15.229A Major laceration of unspecified external jugu...
            • S15.229D Major laceration of unspecified external jugu...
            • S15.229S Major laceration of unspecified external jugu...
        • S15.29 Other specified injury of external jugular ve...
          • S15.291 Other specified injury of right external jugu...
            • S15.291A Other specified injury of right external jugu...
            • S15.291D Other specified injury of right external jugu...
            • S15.291S Other specified injury of right external jugu...
          • S15.292 Other specified injury of left external jugul...
            • S15.292A Other specified injury of left external jugul...
            • S15.292D Other specified injury of left external jugul...
            • S15.292S Other specified injury of left external jugul...
          • S15.299 Other specified injury of unspecified externa...
            • S15.299A Other specified injury of unspecified externa...
            • S15.299D Other specified injury of unspecified externa...
            • S15.299S Other specified injury of unspecified externa...
      • S15.3 Injury of internal jugular vein
        • S15.30 Unspecified injury of internal jugular vein
          • S15.301 Unspecified injury of right internal jugular ...
            • S15.301A Unspecified injury of right internal jugular ...
            • S15.301D Unspecified injury of right internal jugular ...
            • S15.301S Unspecified injury of right internal jugular ...
          • S15.302 Unspecified injury of left internal jugular v...
            • S15.302A Unspecified injury of left internal jugular v...
            • S15.302D Unspecified injury of left internal jugular v...
            • S15.302S Unspecified injury of left internal jugular v...
          • S15.309 Unspecified injury of unspecified internal ju...
            • S15.309A Unspecified injury of unspecified internal ju...
            • S15.309D Unspecified injury of unspecified internal ju...
            • S15.309S Unspecified injury of unspecified internal ju...
        • S15.31 Minor laceration of internal jugular vein
          • S15.311 Minor laceration of right internal jugular ve...
            • S15.311A Minor laceration of right internal jugular ve...
            • S15.311D Minor laceration of right internal jugular ve...
            • S15.311S Minor laceration of right internal jugular ve...
          • S15.312 Minor laceration of left internal jugular vei...
            • S15.312A Minor laceration of left internal jugular vei...
            • S15.312D Minor laceration of left internal jugular vei...
            • S15.312S Minor laceration of left internal jugular vei...
          • S15.319 Minor laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
            • S15.319A Minor laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
            • S15.319D Minor laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
            • S15.319S Minor laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
        • S15.32 Major laceration of internal jugular vein
          • S15.321 Major laceration of right internal jugular ve...
            • S15.321A Major laceration of right internal jugular ve...
            • S15.321D Major laceration of right internal jugular ve...
            • S15.321S Major laceration of right internal jugular ve...
          • S15.322 Major laceration of left internal jugular vei...
            • S15.322A Major laceration of left internal jugular vei...
            • S15.322D Major laceration of left internal jugular vei...
            • S15.322S Major laceration of left internal jugular vei...
          • S15.329 Major laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
            • S15.329A Major laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
            • S15.329D Major laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
            • S15.329S Major laceration of unspecified internal jugu...
        • S15.39 Other specified injury of internal jugular ve...
          • S15.391 Other specified injury of right internal jugu...
            • S15.391A Other specified injury of right internal jugu...
            • S15.391D Other specified injury of right internal jugu...
            • S15.391S Other specified injury of right internal jugu...
          • S15.392 Other specified injury of left internal jugul...
            • S15.392A Other specified injury of left internal jugul...
            • S15.392D Other specified injury of left internal jugul...
            • S15.392S Other specified injury of left internal jugul...
          • S15.399 Other specified injury of unspecified interna...
            • S15.399A Other specified injury of unspecified interna...
            • S15.399D Other specified injury of unspecified interna...
            • S15.399S Other specified injury of unspecified interna...
      • S15.8 Injury of other specified blood vessels at ne...
        • S15.8XXA Injury of other specified blood vessels at ne...
        • S15.8XXD Injury of other specified blood vessels at ne...
        • S15.8XXS Injury of other specified blood vessels at ne...
      • S15.9 Injury of unspecified blood vessel at neck le...
        • S15.9XXA Injury of unspecified blood vessel at neck le...
        • S15.9XXD Injury of unspecified blood vessel at neck le...
        • S15.9XXS Injury of unspecified blood vessel at neck le...
    S15.-
    )
The following code(s) above S09.0 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 S09.0:
  • 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
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S09.0:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • blood vessel NEC T14.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

      Other injury of unspecified body region

        2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abrasion NOS
      • Contusion NOS
      • Crush injury NOS
      • Fracture NOS
      • Skin injury NOS
      • Vascular injury NOS
      • Wound NOS
      • head S09.0
        • multiple S09.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S09.0
S08.811S …… sequela
S08.812 Partial traumatic amputation of nose
S08.812A …… initial encounter
S08.812D …… subsequent encounter
S08.812S …… sequela
S08.89 Traumatic amputation of other parts of head
S08.89XA …… initial encounter
S08.89XD …… subsequent encounter
S08.89XS …… sequela
S09 Other and unspecified injuries of head
S09.0 Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewhere classified
S09.0XXA …… initial encounter
S09.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
S09.0XXS …… sequela
S09.1 Injury of muscle and tendon of head
S09.10 Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of head
S09.10XA …… initial encounter
S09.10XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.10XS …… sequela
S09.11 Strain of muscle and tendon of head
S09.11XA …… initial encounter

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