2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S13.171A

Dislocation of C6/C7 cervical vertebrae, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • S13.171A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S13.171A became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S13.171A - other international versions of ICD-10 S13.171A may differ.
The following code(s) above S13.171A 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 S13.171A:
  • 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
  • S13
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S13

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament at neck level
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament at neck level
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament at neck level
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament at neck level
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament at neck level
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament at neck level
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament at neck level
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle or tendon at neck level (S16.1)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments at neck level
  • S13.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S13.1

    Subluxation and dislocation of cervical vertebrae

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • open wound of neck (S11.-)
    • spinal cord injury (S14.1-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Subluxation and dislocation of cervical vertebrae
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cervical vertebral dislocation, c6/c7 level
  • Closed dislocation c6/c7
ICD-10-CM S13.171A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 551 Medical back problems with mcc
  • 552 Medical back problems without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S13.171A to ICD-9-CM

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 S13.171A
S13.161 Dislocation of C5/C6 cervical vertebrae
S13.161A …… initial encounter
S13.161D …… subsequent encounter
S13.161S …… sequela
S13.17 Subluxation and dislocation of C6/C7 cervical vertebrae
S13.170 Subluxation of C6/C7 cervical vertebrae
S13.170A …… initial encounter
S13.170D …… subsequent encounter
S13.170S …… sequela
S13.171 Dislocation of C6/C7 cervical vertebrae
S13.171A …… initial encounter
S13.171D …… subsequent encounter
S13.171S …… sequela
S13.18 Subluxation and dislocation of C7/T1 cervical vertebrae
S13.180 Subluxation of C7/T1 cervical vertebrae
S13.180A …… initial encounter
S13.180D …… subsequent encounter
S13.180S …… sequela
S13.181 Dislocation of C7/T1 cervical vertebrae
S13.181A …… initial encounter
S13.181D …… subsequent encounter

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