2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S45.0

New Call-to-action

Injury of axillary artery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S45.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM S45.0 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S45.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 S45.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above S45.0 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 S45.0:
  • S00-T88
    2023 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
    2023 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
  • S45
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S45

    Injury of blood vessels at shoulder and upper arm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S41.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of subclavian artery (S25.1)
    • injury of subclavian vein (S25.3)
    Injury of blood vessels at shoulder and upper arm level
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
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S45.0
S44.90XS …… sequela
S44.91 Injury of unspecified nerve at shoulder and upper arm level, right arm
S44.91XA …… initial encounter
S44.91XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.91XS …… sequela
S44.92 Injury of unspecified nerve at shoulder and upper arm level, left arm
S44.92XA …… initial encounter
S44.92XD …… subsequent encounter
S44.92XS …… sequela
S45 Injury of blood vessels at shoulder and upper arm level
S45.0 Injury of axillary artery
S45.00 Unspecified injury of axillary artery
S45.001 Unspecified injury of axillary artery, right side
S45.001A …… initial encounter
S45.001D …… subsequent encounter
S45.001S …… sequela
S45.002 Unspecified injury of axillary artery, left side
S45.002A …… initial encounter
S45.002D …… subsequent encounter
S45.002S …… sequela
S45.009 Unspecified injury of axillary artery, unspecified side

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