2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S71

Open wound of hip and thigh

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S71 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 S71 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S71 - other international versions of ICD-10 S71 may differ.
Code Also
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  • any associated wound infection
Type 1 Excludes
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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 S71. 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 hip and thigh (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S72
    • S72.0 Fracture of head and neck of femur
    • S72.1 Pertrochanteric fracture
    • S72.2 Subtrochanteric fracture of femur
    • S72.3 Fracture of shaft of femur
    • S72.4 Fracture of lower end of femur
    • S72.8 Other fracture of femur
    • S72.9 Unspecified fracture of femur
    S72.-
    )
  • traumatic amputation of hip and thigh (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S78
    • S78 Traumatic amputation of hip and thigh
      • S78.0 Traumatic amputation at hip joint
        • S78.01 Complete traumatic amputation at hip joint
          • S78.011 Complete traumatic amputation at right hip jo...
            • S78.011A Complete traumatic amputation at right hip jo...
            • S78.011D Complete traumatic amputation at right hip jo...
            • S78.011S Complete traumatic amputation at right hip jo...
          • S78.012 Complete traumatic amputation at left hip joi...
            • S78.012A Complete traumatic amputation at left hip joi...
            • S78.012D Complete traumatic amputation at left hip joi...
            • S78.012S Complete traumatic amputation at left hip joi...
          • S78.019 Complete traumatic amputation at unspecified ...
            • S78.019A Complete traumatic amputation at unspecified ...
            • S78.019D Complete traumatic amputation at unspecified ...
            • S78.019S Complete traumatic amputation at unspecified ...
        • S78.02 Partial traumatic amputation at hip joint
          • S78.021 Partial traumatic amputation at right hip joi...
            • S78.021A Partial traumatic amputation at right hip joi...
            • S78.021D Partial traumatic amputation at right hip joi...
            • S78.021S Partial traumatic amputation at right hip joi...
          • S78.022 Partial traumatic amputation at left hip join...
            • S78.022A Partial traumatic amputation at left hip join...
            • S78.022D Partial traumatic amputation at left hip join...
            • S78.022S Partial traumatic amputation at left hip join...
          • S78.029 Partial traumatic amputation at unspecified h...
            • S78.029A Partial traumatic amputation at unspecified h...
            • S78.029D Partial traumatic amputation at unspecified h...
            • S78.029S Partial traumatic amputation at unspecified h...
      • S78.1 Traumatic amputation at level between hip and...
        • S78.11 Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
          • S78.111 Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.111A Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.111D Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.111S Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
          • S78.112 Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.112A Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.112D Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.112S Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
          • S78.119 Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.119A Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.119D Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
            • S78.119S Complete traumatic amputation at level betwee...
        • S78.12 Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
          • S78.121 Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.121A Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.121D Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.121S Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
          • S78.122 Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.122A Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.122D Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.122S Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
          • S78.129 Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.129A Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.129D Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
            • S78.129S Partial traumatic amputation at level between...
      • S78.9 Traumatic amputation of hip and thigh, level ...
        • S78.91 Complete traumatic amputation of hip and thig...
          • S78.911 Complete traumatic amputation of right hip an...
            • S78.911A Complete traumatic amputation of right hip an...
            • S78.911D Complete traumatic amputation of right hip an...
            • S78.911S Complete traumatic amputation of right hip an...
          • S78.912 Complete traumatic amputation of left hip and...
            • S78.912A Complete traumatic amputation of left hip and...
            • S78.912D Complete traumatic amputation of left hip and...
            • S78.912S Complete traumatic amputation of left hip and...
          • S78.919 Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
            • S78.919A Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
            • S78.919D Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
            • S78.919S Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ...
        • S78.92 Partial traumatic amputation of hip and thigh...
          • S78.921 Partial traumatic amputation of right hip and...
            • S78.921A Partial traumatic amputation of right hip and...
            • S78.921D Partial traumatic amputation of right hip and...
            • S78.921S Partial traumatic amputation of right hip and...
          • S78.922 Partial traumatic amputation of left hip and ...
            • S78.922A Partial traumatic amputation of left hip and ...
            • S78.922D Partial traumatic amputation of left hip and ...
            • S78.922S Partial traumatic amputation of left hip and ...
          • S78.929 Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
            • S78.929A Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
            • S78.929D Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
            • S78.929S Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified h...
    S78.-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (S71) and the excluded code together.
  • bite of venomous animal (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T63
    • T63.0 Toxic effect of snake venom
    • T63.1 Toxic effect of venom of other reptiles
    • T63.2 Toxic effect of venom of scorpion
    • T63.3 Toxic effect of venom of spider
    • T63.4 Toxic effect of venom of other arthropods
    • T63.5 Toxic effect of contact with venomous fish
    • T63.6 Toxic effect of contact with other venomous marine animals
    • T63.7 Toxic effect of contact with venomous plant
    • T63.8 Toxic effect of contact with other venomous animals
    • T63.9 Toxic effect of contact with unspecified venomous animal
    T63.-
    )
  • open wound of ankle, foot and toes (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S91
    • S91.0 Open wound of ankle
    • S91.1 Open wound of toe without damage to nail
    • S91.2 Open wound of toe with damage to nail
    • S91.3 Open wound of foot
    S91.-
    )
  • open wound of knee and lower leg (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S81
    • S81 Open wound of knee and lower leg
      • S81.0 Open wound of knee
        • S81.00 Unspecified open wound of knee
          • S81.001 Unspecified open wound, right knee
            • S81.001A Unspecified open wound, right knee, initial e...
            • S81.001D Unspecified open wound, right knee, subsequen...
            • S81.001S …… sequela
          • S81.002 Unspecified open wound, left knee
            • S81.002A Unspecified open wound, left knee, initial en...
            • S81.002D Unspecified open wound, left knee, subsequent...
            • S81.002S …… sequela
          • S81.009 Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee
            • S81.009A Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee, ini...
            • S81.009D Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee, sub...
            • S81.009S Unspecified open wound, unspecified knee, seq...
        • S81.01 Laceration without foreign body of knee
          • S81.011 Laceration without foreign body, right knee
            • S81.011A Laceration without foreign body, right knee, ...
            • S81.011D Laceration without foreign body, right knee, ...
            • S81.011S Laceration without foreign body, right knee, ...
          • S81.012 Laceration without foreign body, left knee
            • S81.012A Laceration without foreign body, left knee, i...
            • S81.012D Laceration without foreign body, left knee, s...
            • S81.012S Laceration without foreign body, left knee, s...
          • S81.019 Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
            • S81.019A Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
            • S81.019D Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
            • S81.019S Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
        • S81.02 Laceration with foreign body of knee
          • S81.021 Laceration with foreign body, right knee
            • S81.021A Laceration with foreign body, right knee, ini...
            • S81.021D Laceration with foreign body, right knee, sub...
            • S81.021S Laceration with foreign body, right knee, seq...
          • S81.022 Laceration with foreign body, left knee
            • S81.022A Laceration with foreign body, left knee, init...
            • S81.022D Laceration with foreign body, left knee, subs...
            • S81.022S Laceration with foreign body, left knee, sequ...
          • S81.029 Laceration with foreign body, unspecified kne...
            • S81.029A Laceration with foreign body, unspecified kne...
            • S81.029D Laceration with foreign body, unspecified kne...
            • S81.029S Laceration with foreign body, unspecified kne...
        • S81.03 Puncture wound without foreign body of knee
          • S81.031 Puncture wound without foreign body, right kn...
            • S81.031A Puncture wound without foreign body, right kn...
            • S81.031D Puncture wound without foreign body, right kn...
            • S81.031S Puncture wound without foreign body, right kn...
          • S81.032 Puncture wound without foreign body, left kne...
            • S81.032A Puncture wound without foreign body, left kne...
            • S81.032D Puncture wound without foreign body, left kne...
            • S81.032S Puncture wound without foreign body, left kne...
          • S81.039 Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
            • S81.039A Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
            • S81.039D Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
            • S81.039S Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
        • S81.04 Puncture wound with foreign body of knee
          • S81.041 Puncture wound with foreign body, right knee
            • S81.041A Puncture wound with foreign body, right knee,...
            • S81.041D Puncture wound with foreign body, right knee,...
            • S81.041S Puncture wound with foreign body, right knee,...
          • S81.042 Puncture wound with foreign body, left knee
            • S81.042A Puncture wound with foreign body, left knee, ...
            • S81.042D Puncture wound with foreign body, left knee, ...
            • S81.042S Puncture wound with foreign body, left knee, ...
          • S81.049 Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
            • S81.049A Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
            • S81.049D Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
            • S81.049S Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
        • S81.05 Open bite of knee
      • S81.8 Open wound of lower leg
        • S81.80 Unspecified open wound of lower leg
          • S81.801 Unspecified open wound, right lower leg
            • S81.801A Unspecified open wound, right lower leg, init...
            • S81.801D Unspecified open wound, right lower leg, subs...
            • S81.801S Unspecified open wound, right lower leg, sequ...
          • S81.802 Unspecified open wound, left lower leg
            • S81.802A Unspecified open wound, left lower leg, initi...
            • S81.802D Unspecified open wound, left lower leg, subse...
            • S81.802S Unspecified open wound, left lower leg, seque...
          • S81.809 Unspecified open wound, unspecified lower leg...
            • S81.809A Unspecified open wound, unspecified lower leg...
            • S81.809D Unspecified open wound, unspecified lower leg...
            • S81.809S Unspecified open wound, unspecified lower leg...
        • S81.81 Laceration without foreign body of lower leg
          • S81.811 Laceration without foreign body, right lower ...
            • S81.811A Laceration without foreign body, right lower ...
            • S81.811D Laceration without foreign body, right lower ...
            • S81.811S Laceration without foreign body, right lower ...
          • S81.812 Laceration without foreign body, left lower l...
            • S81.812A Laceration without foreign body, left lower l...
            • S81.812D Laceration without foreign body, left lower l...
            • S81.812S Laceration without foreign body, left lower l...
          • S81.819 Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
            • S81.819A Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
            • S81.819D Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
            • S81.819S Laceration without foreign body, unspecified ...
        • S81.82 Laceration with foreign body of lower leg
          • S81.821 Laceration with foreign body, right lower leg...
            • S81.821A Laceration with foreign body, right lower leg...
            • S81.821D Laceration with foreign body, right lower leg...
            • S81.821S Laceration with foreign body, right lower leg...
          • S81.822 Laceration with foreign body, left lower leg
            • S81.822A Laceration with foreign body, left lower leg,...
            • S81.822D Laceration with foreign body, left lower leg,...
            • S81.822S Laceration with foreign body, left lower leg,...
          • S81.829 Laceration with foreign body, unspecified low...
            • S81.829A Laceration with foreign body, unspecified low...
            • S81.829D Laceration with foreign body, unspecified low...
            • S81.829S Laceration with foreign body, unspecified low...
        • S81.83 Puncture wound without foreign body of lower ...
          • S81.831 Puncture wound without foreign body, right lo...
            • S81.831A Puncture wound without foreign body, right lo...
            • S81.831D Puncture wound without foreign body, right lo...
            • S81.831S Puncture wound without foreign body, right lo...
          • S81.832 Puncture wound without foreign body, left low...
            • S81.832A Puncture wound without foreign body, left low...
            • S81.832D Puncture wound without foreign body, left low...
            • S81.832S Puncture wound without foreign body, left low...
          • S81.839 Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
            • S81.839A Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
            • S81.839D Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
            • S81.839S Puncture wound without foreign body, unspecif...
        • S81.84 Puncture wound with foreign body of lower leg...
          • S81.841 Puncture wound with foreign body, right lower...
            • S81.841A Puncture wound with foreign body, right lower...
            • S81.841D Puncture wound with foreign body, right lower...
            • S81.841S Puncture wound with foreign body, right lower...
          • S81.842 Puncture wound with foreign body, left lower ...
            • S81.842A Puncture wound with foreign body, left lower ...
            • S81.842D Puncture wound with foreign body, left lower ...
            • S81.842S Puncture wound with foreign body, left lower ...
          • S81.849 Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
            • S81.849A Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
            • S81.849D Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
            • S81.849S Puncture wound with foreign body, unspecified...
        • S81.85 Open bite of lower leg
          • S81.851 Open bite, right lower leg
            • S81.851A Open bite, right lower leg, initial encounter...
            • S81.851D Open bite, right lower leg, subsequent encoun...
            • S81.851S …… sequela
          • S81.852 Open bite, left lower leg
          • S81.859 Open bite, unspecified lower leg
            • S81.859A Open bite, unspecified lower leg, initial enc...
            • S81.859D Open bite, unspecified lower leg, subsequent ...
            • S81.859S …… sequela
    S81.-
    )
The following code(s) above S71 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 S71:
  • 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
  • S70-S79
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S70-S79

    Injuries to the hip and thigh

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the hip and thigh
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 S71:
  • Code Also: S74
    , S75
    , S76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S74

    Injury of nerves at hip and thigh level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S71.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of nerves at ankle and foot level (S94.-)
    • injury of nerves at lower leg level (S84.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S75

    Injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S71.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of blood vessels at lower leg level (S85.-)
    • injury of popliteal artery (S85.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S76

    Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at hip and thigh level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S71.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at lower leg level (S86)
    • sprain of joint and ligament of hip (S73.1)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S71
S70.921D …… subsequent encounter
S70.921S …… sequela
S70.922 Unspecified superficial injury of left thigh
S70.922A …… initial encounter
S70.922D …… subsequent encounter
S70.922S …… sequela
S70.929 Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified thigh
S70.929A …… initial encounter
S70.929D …… subsequent encounter
S70.929S …… sequela
S71 Open wound of hip and thigh
S71.0 Open wound of hip
S71.00 Unspecified open wound of hip
S71.001 Unspecified open wound, right hip
S71.001A …… initial encounter
S71.001D …… subsequent encounter
S71.001S …… sequela
S71.002 Unspecified open wound, left hip
S71.002A …… initial encounter
S71.002D …… subsequent encounter
S71.002S …… sequela

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