2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S53.0

Subluxation and dislocation of radial head

Applicable To
  • Dislocation of radiohumeral joint
  • Subluxation of radiohumeral joint
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S53.0. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • Monteggia's fracture-dislocation (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.27

    Monteggia's fracture of ulna

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of upper shaft of ulna with dislocation of radial head
    S52.27-
    )
The following code(s) above S53.0 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 S53.0:
  • 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
  • S53
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S53

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of elbow
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of elbow
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of elbow
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of elbow
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of elbow
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of elbow
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of elbow
    Type 2 Excludes
    • strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level (S56.-)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to S53.0:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S53.0
S52.92XH …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with delayed healing
S52.92XJ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with delayed healing
S52.92XK …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with nonunion
S52.92XM …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with nonunion
S52.92XN …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with nonunion
S52.92XP …… subsequent encounter for closed fracture with malunion
S52.92XQ …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type I or II with malunion
S52.92XR …… subsequent encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC with malunion
S52.92XS …… sequela
S53 Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow
S53.0 Subluxation and dislocation of radial head
S53.00 Unspecified subluxation and dislocation of radial head
S53.001 Unspecified subluxation of right radial head
S53.001A …… initial encounter
S53.001D …… subsequent encounter
S53.001S …… sequela
S53.002 Unspecified subluxation of left radial head
S53.002A …… initial encounter
S53.002D …… subsequent encounter
S53.002S …… sequela
S53.003 Unspecified subluxation of unspecified radial head

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