2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S46.31

Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S46.31 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S46.31 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S46.31 - other international versions of ICD-10 S46.31 may differ.
The following code(s) above S46.31 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 S46.31:
  • 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
  • S46
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S46

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon 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 muscle, fascia and tendon at elbow (S56.-)
    • sprain of joints and ligaments of shoulder girdle (S43.9)
    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S46.31:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • muscle (and fascia) (and tendon)
      • triceps S46.30-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S46.30-

        Unspecified injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • strain S46.31-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S46.31
S46.301D …… subsequent encounter
S46.301S …… sequela
S46.302 Unspecified injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps, left arm
S46.302A …… initial encounter
S46.302D …… subsequent encounter
S46.302S …… sequela
S46.309 Unspecified injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps, unspecified arm
S46.309A …… initial encounter
S46.309D …… subsequent encounter
S46.309S …… sequela
S46.31 Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps
S46.311 Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps, right arm
S46.311A …… initial encounter
S46.311D …… subsequent encounter
S46.311S …… sequela
S46.312 Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps, left arm
S46.312A …… initial encounter
S46.312D …… subsequent encounter
S46.312S …… sequela
S46.319 Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of triceps, unspecified arm
S46.319A …… initial encounter

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