2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51.049S

Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified elbow, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S51.049S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Puncture wound with foreign body of unsp elbow, sequela
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S51.049S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S51.049S - other international versions of ICD-10 S51.049S may differ.
The following code(s) above S51.049S 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 S51.049S:
  • 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
  • S50-S59
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51

    Open wound of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of elbow and forearm (S52.- with open fracture 7th character)
    • traumatic amputation of elbow and forearm (S58.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of wrist and hand (S61.-)
    Open wound 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.
  • S51.049S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S51.049S 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 S51.049S 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 S51.049S
S51.041A …… initial encounter
S51.041D …… subsequent encounter
S51.041S …… sequela
S51.042 Puncture wound with foreign body of left elbow
S51.042A …… initial encounter
S51.042D …… subsequent encounter
S51.042S …… sequela
S51.049 Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified elbow
S51.049A …… initial encounter
S51.049D …… subsequent encounter
S51.049S …… sequela
S51.05 Open bite of elbow
S51.051 Open bite, right elbow
S51.051A …… initial encounter
S51.051D …… subsequent encounter
S51.051S …… sequela
S51.052 Open bite, left elbow
S51.052A …… initial encounter
S51.052D …… subsequent encounter
S51.052S …… sequela
S51.059 Open bite, unspecified elbow

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