2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S11

Open wound of neck

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S11 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 S11 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S11 - other international versions of ICD-10 S11 may differ.
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • any associated:
  • spinal cord injury (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S14.0

    Concussion and edema of cervical spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S14.0
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S14.1

    Other and unspecified injuries of cervical spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S14.1-
    )
  • wound infection
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (S11) and the excluded code together.
  • open fracture of vertebra (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S12
    • S12.0 Fracture of first cervical vertebra
    • S12.1 Fracture of second cervical vertebra
    • S12.2 Fracture of third cervical vertebra
    • S12.3 Fracture of fourth cervical vertebra
    • S12.4 Fracture of fifth cervical vertebra
    • S12.5 Fracture of sixth cervical vertebra
    • S12.6 Fracture of seventh cervical vertebra
    • S12.8 Fracture of other parts of neck
    • S12.9 Fracture of neck, unspecified
    S12.-
    with 7th character B)
The following code(s) above S11 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 S11:
  • 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
  • S10-S19
    2020 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
Code annotations containing back-references to S11:
  • Code Also: S13.1
    , S14
    , S15
    , S16
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S13.1

    Subluxation and dislocation of cervical vertebrae

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • open wound of neck (S11.-)
    • spinal cord injury (S14.1-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S14

    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    Note
    • Code to highest level of cervical cord injury
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15

    Injury of blood vessels at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S11.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S16

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S11.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sprain of joint or ligament at neck level (S13.9)
  • Use Additional: S17
    , T71.16
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S17

    Crushing injury of neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code for all associated injuries, such as:
    • injury of blood vessels (S15.-)
    • open wound of neck (S11.-)
    • spinal cord injury (S14.0, S14.1-)
    • vertebral fracture (S12.0--S12.3-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71.16

    Asphyxiation due to hanging

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hanging by window shade cord
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated injuries, such as:
    • crushing injury of neck (S17.-)
    • fracture of cervical vertebrae (S12.0-S12.2-)
    • open wound of neck (S11.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S11
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
S11.012 Laceration with foreign body of larynx
S11.012A …… initial encounter
S11.012D …… subsequent encounter
S11.012S …… sequela

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