2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S53.124A

Posterior dislocation of right ulnohumeral joint, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S53.124A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Posterior dislocation of right ulnohumeral joint, init
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S53.124A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S53.124A - other international versions of ICD-10 S53.124A may differ.
The following code(s) above S53.124A 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 S53.124A:
  • 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
  • S53
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S53

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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
  • S53.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S53.1

    Subluxation and dislocation of ulnohumeral joint

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Subluxation and dislocation of elbow NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dislocation of radial head alone (S53.0-)
    Subluxation and dislocation of ulnohumeral joint
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed posterior right elbow dislocation
  • Open posterior right elbow dislocation
  • Posterior right elbow dislocation
ICD-10-CM S53.124A 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 S53.124A 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 S53.124A
S53.121S …… sequela
S53.122 Posterior subluxation of left ulnohumeral joint
S53.122A …… initial encounter
S53.122D …… subsequent encounter
S53.122S …… sequela
S53.123 Posterior subluxation of unspecified ulnohumeral joint
S53.123A …… initial encounter
S53.123D …… subsequent encounter
S53.123S …… sequela
S53.124 Posterior dislocation of right ulnohumeral joint
S53.124A …… initial encounter
S53.124D …… subsequent encounter
S53.124S …… sequela
S53.125 Posterior dislocation of left ulnohumeral joint
S53.125A …… initial encounter
S53.125D …… subsequent encounter
S53.125S …… sequela
S53.126 Posterior dislocation of unspecified ulnohumeral joint
S53.126A …… initial encounter
S53.126D …… subsequent encounter
S53.126S …… sequela

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