2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31.55

Open bite of unspecified external genital organs

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S31.55 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM S31.55 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S31.55 - other international versions of ICD-10 S31.55 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Bite of unspecified external genital organs NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S31.55. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • superficial bite of unspecified external genital organs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S30.865

    Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified external genital organs, male

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S30.865
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S30.866

    Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified external genital organs, female

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S30.866
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S30.875

    Other superficial bite of unspecified external genital organs, male

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S30.875
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S30.876

    Other superficial bite of unspecified external genital organs, female

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S30.876
    )
The following code(s) above S31.55 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 S31.55:
  • S00-T88
    2022 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
  • S30-S39
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range S30-S39

    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals

    Includes
    • injuries to the abdominal wall
    • injuries to the anus
    • injuries to the buttock
    • injuries to the external genitalia
    • injuries to the flank
    • injuries to the groin
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in anus and rectum (T18.5)
    • effects of foreign body in genitourinary tract (T19.-)
    • effects of foreign body in stomach, small intestine and colon (T18.2-T18.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals
  • S31
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31

    Open wound of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of part of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (S38.2-, S38.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Open wound of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals
  • S31.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31.5

    Open wound of unspecified external genital organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of external genital organs (S38.21, S38.22)
    Open wound of unspecified external genital organs
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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to S31.55:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S30.87
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S30.87

    Other superficial bite of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S31.55
S31.532S …… sequela
S31.54 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified external genital organs
S31.541 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified external genital organs, male
S31.541A …… initial encounter
S31.541D …… subsequent encounter
S31.541S …… sequela
S31.542 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified external genital organs, female
S31.542A …… initial encounter
S31.542D …… subsequent encounter
S31.542S …… sequela
S31.55 Open bite of unspecified external genital organs
S31.551 Open bite of unspecified external genital organs, male
S31.551A …… initial encounter
S31.551D …… subsequent encounter
S31.551S …… sequela
S31.552 Open bite of unspecified external genital organs, female
S31.552A …… initial encounter
S31.552D …… subsequent encounter
S31.552S …… sequela
S31.6 Open wound of abdominal wall with penetration into peritoneal cavity
S31.60 Unspecified open wound of abdominal wall with penetration into peritoneal cavity

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