2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44.20XA

Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter

The following code(s) above S44.20XA 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 S44.20XA:
  • 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
  • S44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44

    Injury of nerves at shoulder and upper arm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S41.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of brachial plexus (S14.3-)
    Injury of nerves at shoulder and upper arm level
  • S44.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S44.2

    Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM S44.20XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert S44.20XA to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S44.20XA
S44.11 Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, right arm
S44.11XA …… initial encounter
S44.11XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.11XS …… sequela
S44.12 Injury of median nerve at upper arm level, left arm
S44.12XA …… initial encounter
S44.12XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.12XS …… sequela
S44.2 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level
S44.20 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level, unspecified arm
S44.20XA …… initial encounter
S44.20XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.20XS …… sequela
S44.21 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level, right arm
S44.21XA …… initial encounter
S44.21XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.21XS …… sequela
S44.22 Injury of radial nerve at upper arm level, left arm
S44.22XA …… initial encounter
S44.22XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.22XS …… sequela

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