2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S49.11

Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of humerus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S49.11 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Sltr-haris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of humerus
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S49.11 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S49.11 - other international versions of ICD-10 S49.11 may differ.
The following code(s) above S49.11 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 S49.11:
  • 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
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 S49.11:
  • Fracture, traumatic (abduction) (adduction) (separation) T14.8
    - see also Fracture, pathological
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

    Other injury of unspecified body region

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abrasion NOS
    • Contusion NOS
    • Crush injury NOS
    • Fracture NOS
    • Skin injury NOS
    • Vascular injury NOS
    • Wound NOS
    • humerus S42.30-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S42.30-

      Unspecified fracture of shaft of humerus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • lower end S42.40-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S42.40-

        Unspecified fracture of lower end of humerus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Fracture of elbow NOS
        • physeal S49.10-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S49.10-

          Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of humerus

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S49.11
S49.102K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.102P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.102S …… sequela
S49.109 Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, unspecified arm
S49.109A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.109D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.109G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S49.109K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.109P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.109S …… sequela
S49.11 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of humerus
S49.111 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, right arm
S49.111A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.111D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S49.111G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S49.111K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S49.111P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S49.111S …… sequela
S49.112 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of humerus, left arm
S49.112A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S49.112D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

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