2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S54.8X9A

Injury of other nerves at forearm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter

The following code(s) above S54.8X9A 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 S54.8X9A:
  • S00-T88
    2018 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
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S50-S59

    Injuries to the elbow and forearm

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the elbow and forearm
  • S54
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S54

    Injury of nerves at forearm level

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S51.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of nerves at wrist and hand level (S64.-)
    Injury of nerves at forearm level
ICD-10-CM S54.8X9A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert S54.8X9A to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S54.8X9A
S54.8X Injury of other nerves at forearm level
S54.8X1 Injury of other nerves at forearm level, right arm
S54.8X1A …… initial encounter
S54.8X1D …… subsequent encounter
S54.8X1S …… sequela
S54.8X2 Injury of other nerves at forearm level, left arm
S54.8X2A …… initial encounter
S54.8X2D …… subsequent encounter
S54.8X2S …… sequela
S54.8X9 Injury of other nerves at forearm level, unspecified arm
S54.8X9A …… initial encounter
S54.8X9D …… subsequent encounter
S54.8X9S …… sequela
S54.9 Injury of unspecified nerve at forearm level
S54.90 Injury of unspecified nerve at forearm level, unspecified arm
S54.90XA …… initial encounter
S54.90XD …… subsequent encounter
S54.90XS …… sequela
S54.91 Injury of unspecified nerve at forearm level, right arm
S54.91XA …… initial encounter
S54.91XD …… subsequent encounter

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