2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S60.81

Abrasion of wrist

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S60.81 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S60.81 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S60.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 S60.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above S60.81 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 S60.81:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
  • S60-S69
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S60-S69

    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S60.81:
  • Abrasion T14.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

    Other injury of unspecified body region

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abrasion NOS
    • Contusion NOS
    • Crush injury NOS
    • Fracture NOS
    • Skin injury NOS
    • Vascular injury NOS
    • Wound NOS
    • wrist S60.81-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S60.81
S60.571S …… sequela
S60.572 Other superficial bite of hand of left hand
S60.572A …… initial encounter
S60.572D …… subsequent encounter
S60.572S …… sequela
S60.579 Other superficial bite of hand of unspecified hand
S60.579A …… initial encounter
S60.579D …… subsequent encounter
S60.579S …… sequela
S60.8 Other superficial injuries of wrist
S60.81 Abrasion of wrist
S60.811 Abrasion of right wrist
S60.811A …… initial encounter
S60.811D …… subsequent encounter
S60.811S …… sequela
S60.812 Abrasion of left wrist
S60.812A …… initial encounter
S60.812D …… subsequent encounter
S60.812S …… sequela
S60.819 Abrasion of unspecified wrist
S60.819A …… initial encounter

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