2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S45.912A

Laceration of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, left arm, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S45.912A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Lacerat unsp blood vessel at shldr/up arm, left arm, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S45.912A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S45.912A - other international versions of ICD-10 S45.912A may differ.
The following code(s) above S45.912A 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 S45.912A:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left shoulder blood vessel laceration
  • Left upper arm blood vessel laceration
  • Left upper arm vein laceration
ICD-10-CM S45.912A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S45.912A to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S45.912A
S45.909 Unspecified injury of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm
S45.909A …… initial encounter
S45.909D …… subsequent encounter
S45.909S …… sequela
S45.91 Laceration of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level
S45.911 Laceration of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, right arm
S45.911A …… initial encounter
S45.911D …… subsequent encounter
S45.911S …… sequela
S45.912 Laceration of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, left arm
S45.912A …… initial encounter
S45.912D …… subsequent encounter
S45.912S …… sequela
S45.919 Laceration of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm
S45.919A …… initial encounter
S45.919D …… subsequent encounter
S45.919S …… sequela
S45.99 Other specified injury of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level
S45.991 Other specified injury of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, right arm
S45.991A …… initial encounter
S45.991D …… subsequent encounter

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