2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.0

Fracture of upper end of ulna

Applicable To
  • Fracture of proximal end of ulna
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (S52.0) and the excluded code together.
  • fracture of elbow NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S42.40

    Unspecified fracture of lower end of humerus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of elbow NOS
    S42.40-
    )
  • fractures of shaft of ulna (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.2

    Fracture of shaft of ulna

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S52.2-
    )
The following code(s) above S52.0 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 S52.0:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52

    Fracture of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    • The open fracture designations are based on the Gustilo open fracture classification
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of forearm (S58.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fracture at wrist and hand level (S62.-)
    Fracture of forearm
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S52.0
S51.851S …… sequela
S51.852 Open bite of left forearm
S51.852A …… initial encounter
S51.852D …… subsequent encounter
S51.852S …… sequela
S51.859 Open bite of unspecified forearm
S51.859A …… initial encounter
S51.859D …… subsequent encounter
S51.859S …… sequela
S52 Fracture of forearm
S52.0 Fracture of upper end of ulna
S52.00 Unspecified fracture of upper end of ulna
S52.001 Unspecified fracture of upper end of right ulna
S52.001A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S52.001B …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
S52.001C …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
S52.001D …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
S52.001E …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
S52.001F …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
S52.001G …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
S52.001H …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing

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