2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S10.97

Other superficial bite of unspecified part of neck

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S10.97 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 S10.97 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S10.97 - other international versions of ICD-10 S10.97 may differ.
The following code(s) above S10.97 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 S10.97:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to S10.97:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S11.95
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S11.95

    Open bite of unspecified part of neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of neck NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of neck (S10.97)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S10.97:
  • Bite(s) (animal) (human)
    • neck S11.95
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S11.95

      Open bite of unspecified part of neck

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bite of neck NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • superficial bite of neck (S10.97)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S10.97
S10.94XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.94XS …… sequela
S10.95 Superficial foreign body of unspecified part of neck
S10.95XA …… initial encounter
S10.95XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.95XS …… sequela
S10.96 Insect bite of unspecified part of neck
S10.96XA …… initial encounter
S10.96XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.96XS …… sequela
S10.97 Other superficial bite of unspecified part of neck
S10.97XA …… initial encounter
S10.97XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.97XS …… sequela
S11 Open wound of neck
S11.0 Open wound of larynx and trachea
S11.01 Open wound of larynx
S11.011 Laceration without foreign body of larynx
S11.011A …… initial encounter
S11.011D …… subsequent encounter
S11.011S …… sequela

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