2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S10

Superficial injury of neck

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S10 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 S10 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S10 - other international versions of ICD-10 S10 may differ.
The following code(s) above S10 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 S10:
  • 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
  • S10-S19
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S10-S19

    Injuries to the neck

    Includes
    • injuries of nape
    • injuries of supraclavicular region
    • injuries of throat
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in esophagus (T18.1)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body in trachea (T17.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the neck
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S10
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
S10.10XA …… initial encounter
S10.10XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.10XS …… sequela
S10.11 Abrasion of throat

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