2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.01

Minor laceration of carotid artery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S15.01 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 S15.01 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S15.01 - other international versions of ICD-10 S15.01 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Incomplete transection of carotid artery
  • Laceration of carotid artery NOS
  • Superficial laceration of carotid artery
The following code(s) above S15.01 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 S15.01:
  • 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
  • S15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15

    Injury of blood vessels at neck level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S11.-)
    Injury of blood vessels at neck level
  • S15.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.0

    Injury of carotid artery of neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury of carotid artery (common) (external) (internal, extracranial portion)
    • Injury of carotid artery NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • injury of internal carotid artery, intracranial portion (S06.8)
    Injury of carotid artery of 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S15.01:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • blood vessel NEC T14.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

      Other injury of unspecified body region

        2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abrasion NOS
      • Contusion NOS
      • Crush injury NOS
      • Fracture NOS
      • Skin injury NOS
      • Vascular injury NOS
      • Wound NOS
      • carotid artery (common) (external) (internal, extracranial) S15.00-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S15.00-

        Unspecified injury of carotid artery

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S15.01
S15.001D …… subsequent encounter
S15.001S …… sequela
S15.002 Unspecified injury of left carotid artery
S15.002A …… initial encounter
S15.002D …… subsequent encounter
S15.002S …… sequela
S15.009 Unspecified injury of unspecified carotid artery
S15.009A …… initial encounter
S15.009D …… subsequent encounter
S15.009S …… sequela
S15.01 Minor laceration of carotid artery
S15.011 Minor laceration of right carotid artery
S15.011A …… initial encounter
S15.011D …… subsequent encounter
S15.011S …… sequela
S15.012 Minor laceration of left carotid artery
S15.012A …… initial encounter
S15.012D …… subsequent encounter
S15.012S …… sequela
S15.019 Minor laceration of unspecified carotid artery
S15.019A …… initial encounter

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