2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.245

Puncture wound with foreign body of left ring finger without damage to nail

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S61.245 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Pnctr w foreign body of l rng fngr w/o damage to nail
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S61.245 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S61.245 - other international versions of ICD-10 S61.245 may differ.
The following code(s) above S61.245 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 S61.245:
  • 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
  • S61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61

    Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
  • S61.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.2

    Open wound of other finger without damage to nail

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open wound of finger involving nail (matrix) (S61.3-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • open wound of thumb without damage to nail (S61.0-)
    Open wound of other finger without damage to nail
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 S61.245:
  • Puncture
    • finger(s) S61.239
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.239

      Puncture wound without foreign body of unspecified finger without damage to nail

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • ring S61.238
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.238

        Puncture wound without foreign body of other finger without damage to nail

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Puncture wound without foreign body of specified finger with unspecified laterality without damage to nail
        • left S61.235
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S61.235

          Puncture wound without foreign body of left ring finger without damage to nail

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • with
            • foreign body S61.245

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S61.245
S61.242D …… subsequent encounter
S61.242S …… sequela
S61.243 Puncture wound with foreign body of left middle finger without damage to nail
S61.243A …… initial encounter
S61.243D …… subsequent encounter
S61.243S …… sequela
S61.244 Puncture wound with foreign body of right ring finger without damage to nail
S61.244A …… initial encounter
S61.244D …… subsequent encounter
S61.244S …… sequela
S61.245 Puncture wound with foreign body of left ring finger without damage to nail
S61.245A …… initial encounter
S61.245D …… subsequent encounter
S61.245S …… sequela
S61.246 Puncture wound with foreign body of right little finger without damage to nail
S61.246A …… initial encounter
S61.246D …… subsequent encounter
S61.246S …… sequela
S61.247 Puncture wound with foreign body of left little finger without damage to nail
S61.247A …… initial encounter
S61.247D …… subsequent encounter

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