2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.129

Laceration with foreign body of unspecified thumb with damage to nail

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S61.129 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Laceration w foreign body of unsp thumb with damage to nail
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S61.129 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S61.129 - other international versions of ICD-10 S61.129 may differ.
The following code(s) above S61.129 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 S61.129:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S60-S69

    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers
  • S61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61

    Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of wrist, hand and finger (S62.- with 7th character B)
    • traumatic amputation of wrist and hand (S68.-)
    Open wound of 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 S61.129:
  • Laceration
    • thumb S61.019
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.019

      Laceration without foreign body of unspecified thumb without damage to nail

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • with
        • damage to nail S61.119
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.119

          Laceration without foreign body of unspecified thumb with damage to nail

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • with
            • foreign body S61.129

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S61.129
S61.119S …… sequela
S61.12 Laceration with foreign body of thumb with damage to nail
S61.121 Laceration with foreign body of right thumb with damage to nail
S61.121A …… initial encounter
S61.121D …… subsequent encounter
S61.121S …… sequela
S61.122 Laceration with foreign body of left thumb with damage to nail
S61.122A …… initial encounter
S61.122D …… subsequent encounter
S61.122S …… sequela
S61.129 Laceration with foreign body of unspecified thumb with damage to nail
S61.129A …… initial encounter
S61.129D …… subsequent encounter
S61.129S …… sequela
S61.13 Puncture wound without foreign body of thumb with damage to nail
S61.131 Puncture wound without foreign body of right thumb with damage to nail
S61.131A …… initial encounter
S61.131D …… subsequent encounter
S61.131S …… sequela
S61.132 Puncture wound without foreign body of left thumb with damage to nail
S61.132A …… initial encounter

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