2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S43.6

Sprain of sternoclavicular joint

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S43.6 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 S43.6 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S43.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 S43.6 may differ.
The following code(s) above S43.6 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 S43.6:
  • 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
  • S40-S49
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S40-S49

    Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm

    Includes
    • injuries of axilla
    • injuries of scapular region
    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm
  • S43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S43

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of shoulder girdle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of shoulder girdle
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of shoulder and upper arm (S46.-)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of shoulder girdle
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S43.6:
  • Type 2 Excludes: S23
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S23

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of thorax

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of thorax
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of thorax
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of thorax
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of thorax
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of thorax
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of thorax
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of thorax
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dislocation, sprain of sternoclavicular joint (S43.2, S43.6)
    • strain of muscle or tendon of thorax (S29.01-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S43.6:
  • Sprain (joint) (ligament)
    • sternoclavicular joint S43.6-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S43.6
S43.50XD …… subsequent encounter
S43.50XS …… sequela
S43.51 Sprain of right acromioclavicular joint
S43.51XA …… initial encounter
S43.51XD …… subsequent encounter
S43.51XS …… sequela
S43.52 Sprain of left acromioclavicular joint
S43.52XA …… initial encounter
S43.52XD …… subsequent encounter
S43.52XS …… sequela
S43.6 Sprain of sternoclavicular joint
S43.60 Sprain of unspecified sternoclavicular joint
S43.60XA …… initial encounter
S43.60XD …… subsequent encounter
S43.60XS …… sequela
S43.61 Sprain of right sternoclavicular joint
S43.61XA …… initial encounter
S43.61XD …… subsequent encounter
S43.61XS …… sequela
S43.62 Sprain of left sternoclavicular joint
S43.62XA …… initial encounter

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