2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56.129

Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S56.129 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Laceration of flexor musc/fasc/tend unsp finger at forarm lv
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S56.129 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S56.129 - other international versions of ICD-10 S56.129 may differ.
The following code(s) above S56.129 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 S56.129:
  • 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
  • S56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S51.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at or below wrist (S66.-)
    • sprain of joints and ligaments of elbow (S53.4-)
    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S56.129:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • muscle (and fascia) (and tendon)
      • finger
        • flexor (forearm level) S56.10-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S56.10-

          Unspecified injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of other and unspecified finger at forearm level

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • laceration S56.129

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S56.129
S56.126D …… subsequent encounter
S56.126S …… sequela
S56.127 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right little finger at forearm level
S56.127A …… initial encounter
S56.127D …… subsequent encounter
S56.127S …… sequela
S56.128 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left little finger at forearm level
S56.128A …… initial encounter
S56.128D …… subsequent encounter
S56.128S …… sequela
S56.129 Laceration of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level
S56.129A …… initial encounter
S56.129D …… subsequent encounter
S56.129S …… sequela
S56.19 Other injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of other and unspecified finger at forearm level
S56.191 Other injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of right index finger at forearm level
S56.191A …… initial encounter
S56.191D …… subsequent encounter
S56.191S …… sequela
S56.192 Other injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of left index finger at forearm level
S56.192A …… initial encounter

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