2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.121B

Displaced fracture of head of right radius, initial encounter for open fracture type I or II

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S52.121B is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Disp fx of head of right radius, init for opn fx type I/2
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S52.121B became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S52.121B - other international versions of ICD-10 S52.121B may differ.
The following code(s) above S52.121B 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 S52.121B:
  • 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
  • S52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52

    Fracture of forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
  • S52.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.1

    Fracture of upper end of radius

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of proximal end of radius
    Type 2 Excludes
    • physeal fractures of upper end of radius (S59.2-)
    • fracture of shaft of radius (S52.3-)
    Fracture of upper end of radius
Approximate Synonyms
  • Open fracture of head of right radius
  • Open right radius head (forearm bone) fracture
ICD-10-CM S52.121B is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S52.121B 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 S52.121B
S52.119 Torus fracture of upper end of unspecified radius
S52.119A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S52.119D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S52.119G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S52.119K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S52.119P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S52.119S …… sequela
S52.12 Fracture of head of radius
S52.121 Displaced fracture of head of right radius
S52.121A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S52.121B …… initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
S52.121C …… initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
S52.121D …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with routine healing
S52.121E …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with routine healing
S52.121F …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with routine healing
S52.121G …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing
S52.121H …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
S52.121J …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S52.121K …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S52.121M …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
S52.121N …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion

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