2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S50.321S

Blister (nonthermal) of right elbow, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S50.321S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S50.321S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S50.321S - other international versions of ICD-10 S50.321S may differ.
The following code(s) above S50.321S 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 S50.321S:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
  • S50-S59
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S50

    Superficial injury of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • superficial injury of wrist and hand (S60.-)
    Superficial injury of elbow and forearm
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • S50.321S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S50.321S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc

Convert S50.321S 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 S50.321S
S50.312D …… subsequent encounter
S50.312S …… sequela
S50.319 Abrasion of unspecified elbow
S50.319A …… initial encounter
S50.319D …… subsequent encounter
S50.319S …… sequela
S50.32 Blister (nonthermal) of elbow
S50.321 Blister (nonthermal) of right elbow
S50.321A …… initial encounter
S50.321D …… subsequent encounter
S50.321S …… sequela
S50.322 Blister (nonthermal) of left elbow
S50.322A …… initial encounter
S50.322D …… subsequent encounter
S50.322S …… sequela
S50.329 Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified elbow
S50.329A …… initial encounter
S50.329D …… subsequent encounter
S50.329S …… sequela
S50.34 External constriction of elbow
S50.341 External constriction of right elbow

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