2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S09.93

Unspecified injury of face

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S09.93 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S09.93 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S09.93 - other international versions of ICD-10 S09.93 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Injury of face NOS
The following code(s) above S09.93 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 S09.93:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-S09

    Injuries to the head

    Code Also
    • for any associated infection
    • 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
Clinical Information
  • General or unspecified injuries to the soft tissue or bony portions of the face.
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S09.93:
  • 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 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • eyelid S09.93
    • gland
      • salivary S09.93
    • alveolar S09.93 (process)
    • cheek S09.93 (wall)
    • chin S09.93
    • eyebrow S09.93
    • face S09.93
    • jaw S09.93
    • lip S09.93
    • malar region S09.93
    • maxilla S09.93
    • mouth S09.93
    • palate S09.93 (hard) (soft)
    • salivary duct or gland S09.93
    • submaxillary region S09.93
    • submental region S09.93
    • supraorbital S09.93
    • tongue S09.93
    • tonsil S09.93
    • tooth S09.93
    • uvula S09.93

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S09.93
S09.90XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.90XS …… sequela
S09.91 Unspecified injury of ear
S09.91XA …… initial encounter
S09.91XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.91XS …… sequela
S09.92 Unspecified injury of nose
S09.92XA …… initial encounter
S09.92XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.92XS …… sequela
S09.93 Unspecified injury of face
S09.93XA …… initial encounter
S09.93XD …… subsequent encounter
S09.93XS …… sequela
S10 Superficial injury of neck
S10.0 Contusion of throat
S10.0XXA …… initial encounter
S10.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
S10.0XXS …… sequela
S10.1 Other and unspecified superficial injuries of throat
S10.10 Unspecified superficial injuries of throat

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