2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61

Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S61 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 S61 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S61 - other international versions of ICD-10 S61 may differ.
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • any associated wound infection
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S61. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • open fracture of wrist, hand and finger (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S62
    • S62.0 Fracture of navicular [scaphoid] bone of wrist
    • S62.1 Fracture of other and unspecified carpal bone(s)
    • S62.2 Fracture of first metacarpal bone
    • S62.3 Fracture of other and unspecified metacarpal bone
    • S62.5 Fracture of thumb
    • S62.6 Fracture of other and unspecified finger(s)
    • S62.9 Unspecified fracture of wrist and hand
    S62.-
    with 7th character B)
  • traumatic amputation of wrist and hand (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S68
    • S68 Traumatic amputation of wrist, hand and finge...
      • S68.0 Traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of t...
        • S68.01 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.011 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.011A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.011D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.011S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.012 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.012A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.012D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.012S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.019 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.019A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.019D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.019S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
        • S68.02 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.021 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.021A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.021D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.021S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.022 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.022A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.022D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.022S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.029 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.029A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.029D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.029S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
      • S68.1 Traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of o...
        • S68.11 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.110 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.110A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.110D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.110S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.111 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.111A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.111D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.111S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.112 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.112A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.112D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.112S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.113 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.113A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.113D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.113S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.114 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.114A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.114D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.114S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.115 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.115A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.115D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.115S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.116 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.116A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.116D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.116S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.117 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.117A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.117D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.117S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.118 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.118A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.118D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.118S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
          • S68.119 Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.119A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.119D Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
            • S68.119S Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputa...
        • S68.12 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.120 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.120A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.120D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.120S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.121 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.121A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.121D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.121S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.122 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.122A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.122D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.122S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.123 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.123A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.123D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.123S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.124 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.124A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.124D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.124S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.125 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.125A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.125D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.125S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.126 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.126A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.126D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.126S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.127 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.127A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.127D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.127S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.128 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.128A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.128D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.128S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
          • S68.129 Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.129A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.129D Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
            • S68.129S Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputat...
      • S68.4 Traumatic amputation of hand at wrist level
        • S68.41 Complete traumatic amputation of hand at wris...
          • S68.411 Complete traumatic amputation of right hand a...
            • S68.411A Complete traumatic amputation of right hand a...
            • S68.411D Complete traumatic amputation of right hand a...
            • S68.411S Complete traumatic amputation of right hand a...
          • S68.412 Complete traumatic amputation of left hand at...
            • S68.412A Complete traumatic amputation of left hand at...
            • S68.412D Complete traumatic amputation of left hand at...
            • S68.412S Complete traumatic amputation of left hand at...
          • S68.419 Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
            • S68.419A Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
            • S68.419D Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
            • S68.419S Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
        • S68.42 Partial traumatic amputation of hand at wrist...
          • S68.421 Partial traumatic amputation of right hand at...
            • S68.421A Partial traumatic amputation of right hand at...
            • S68.421D Partial traumatic amputation of right hand at...
            • S68.421S Partial traumatic amputation of right hand at...
          • S68.422 Partial traumatic amputation of left hand at ...
            • S68.422A Partial traumatic amputation of left hand at ...
            • S68.422D Partial traumatic amputation of left hand at ...
            • S68.422S Partial traumatic amputation of left hand at ...
          • S68.429 Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
            • S68.429A Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
            • S68.429D Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
            • S68.429S Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
      • S68.5 Traumatic transphalangeal amputation of thumb...
        • S68.51 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.511 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.511A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.511D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.511S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.512 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.512A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.512D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.512S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.519 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.519A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.519D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.519S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
        • S68.52 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.521 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.521A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.521D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.521S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.522 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.522A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.522D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.522S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.529 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.529A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.529D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.529S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
      • S68.6 Traumatic transphalangeal amputation of other...
        • S68.61 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.610 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.610A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.610D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.610S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.611 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.611A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.611D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.611S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.612 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.612A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.612D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.612S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.613 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.613A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.613D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.613S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.614 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.614A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.614D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.614S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.615 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.615A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.615D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.615S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.616 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.616A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.616D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.616S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.617 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.617A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.617D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.617S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.618 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.618A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.618D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.618S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
          • S68.619 Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.619A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.619D Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
            • S68.619S Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation...
        • S68.62 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.620 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.620A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.620D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.620S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.621 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.621A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.621D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.621S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.622 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.622A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.622D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.622S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.623 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.623A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.623D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.623S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.624 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.624A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.624D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.624S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.625 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.625A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.625D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.625S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.626 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.626A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.626D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.626S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.627 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.627A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.627D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.627S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.628 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.628A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.628D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.628S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
          • S68.629 Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.629A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.629D Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
            • S68.629S Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation ...
      • S68.7 Traumatic transmetacarpal amputation of hand
        • S68.71 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
          • S68.711 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.711A Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.711D Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.711S Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
          • S68.712 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.712A Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.712D Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.712S Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
          • S68.719 Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.719A Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.719D Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
            • S68.719S Complete traumatic transmetacarpal amputation...
        • S68.72 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
          • S68.721 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.721A Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.721D Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.721S Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
          • S68.722 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.722A Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.722D Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.722S Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
          • S68.729 Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.729A Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.729D Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
            • S68.729S Partial traumatic transmetacarpal amputation ...
    S68.-
    )
The following code(s) above S61 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 S61:
  • 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
  • S60-S69
    2020 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
Code annotations containing back-references to S61:
  • Code Also: S65
    , S66
    , S64
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S65

    Injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S61.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S66

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at wrist and hand level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S61.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sprain of joints and ligaments of wrist and hand (S63.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S64

    Injury of nerves at wrist and hand level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S61.-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: S51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S51

    Open wound of elbow and forearm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of elbow and forearm (S52.- with open fracture 7th character)
    • traumatic amputation of elbow and forearm (S58.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of wrist and hand (S61.-)
  • Use Additional: S67
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S67

    Crushing injury of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code for all associated injuries, such as:
    • fracture of wrist and hand (S62.-)
    • open wound of wrist and hand (S61.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S61
S60.947D …… subsequent encounter
S60.947S …… sequela
S60.948 Unspecified superficial injury of other finger
S60.948A …… initial encounter
S60.948D …… subsequent encounter
S60.948S …… sequela
S60.949 Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified finger
S60.949A …… initial encounter
S60.949D …… subsequent encounter
S60.949S …… sequela
S61 Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers
S61.0 Open wound of thumb without damage to nail
S61.00 Unspecified open wound of thumb without damage to nail
S61.001 Unspecified open wound of right thumb without damage to nail
S61.001A …… initial encounter
S61.001D …… subsequent encounter
S61.001S …… sequela
S61.002 Unspecified open wound of left thumb without damage to nail
S61.002A …… initial encounter
S61.002D …… subsequent encounter
S61.002S …… sequela

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