2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59.02

Salter-Harris Type II physeal fracture of lower end of ulna

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S59.02 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S59.02 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S59.02 - other international versions of ICD-10 S59.02 may differ.
The following code(s) above S59.02 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 S59.02:
  • 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
  • S59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59

    Other and unspecified injuries of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • other and unspecified injuries of wrist and hand (S69.-)
    Other and unspecified injuries of elbow and forearm
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 S59.02:
  • Fracture, traumatic (abduction) (adduction) (separation) T14.8
    - see also Fracture, pathological
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

    Other injury of unspecified body region

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abrasion NOS
    • Contusion NOS
    • Crush injury NOS
    • Fracture NOS
    • Skin injury NOS
    • Vascular injury NOS
    • Wound NOS
    • ulna (shaft) S52.20-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.20-

      Unspecified fracture of shaft of ulna

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Fracture of ulna NOS
      • lower end S52.60-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S52.60-

        Unspecified fracture of lower end of ulna

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • physeal S59.00-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S59.00-

          Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of ulna

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S59.02
S59.012K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S59.012P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S59.012S …… sequela
S59.019 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of ulna, unspecified arm
S59.019A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S59.019D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S59.019G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S59.019K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S59.019P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S59.019S …… sequela
S59.02 Salter-Harris Type II physeal fracture of lower end of ulna
S59.021 Salter-Harris Type II physeal fracture of lower end of ulna, right arm
S59.021A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S59.021D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S59.021G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S59.021K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S59.021P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S59.021S …… sequela
S59.022 Salter-Harris Type II physeal fracture of lower end of ulna, left arm
S59.022A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S59.022D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

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