2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.001A

Unspecified fracture of upper end of right ulna, initial encounter for closed fracture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S52.001A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp fracture of upper end of right ulna, init for clos fx
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S52.001A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S52.001A - other international versions of ICD-10 S52.001A may differ.
The following code(s) above S52.001A 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 S52.001A:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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 2020 2021 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
  • S52.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.0

    Fracture of upper end of ulna

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of proximal end of ulna
    Type 2 Excludes
    • fracture of elbow NOS (S42.40-)
    • fractures of shaft of ulna (S52.2-)
    Fracture of upper end of ulna
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of proximal end of right ulna
  • Right ulna (forearm bone) fracture
ICD-10-CM S52.001A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 562 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh with mcc
  • 563 Fracture, sprain, strain and dislocation except femur, hip, pelvis and thigh without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S52.001A 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S52.001A
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
S52.001J …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S52.001K …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S52.001M …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion

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