2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S71.121A

Laceration with foreign body, right thigh, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S71.121A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S71.121A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S71.121A - other international versions of ICD-10 S71.121A may differ.
The following code(s) above S71.121A 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 S71.121A:
  • 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
  • S71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S71

    Open wound of hip and thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated wound infection
    Type 1 Excludes
    • open fracture of hip and thigh (S72.-)
    • traumatic amputation of hip and thigh (S78.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bite of venomous animal (T63.-)
    • open wound of ankle, foot and toes (S91.-)
    • open wound of knee and lower leg (S81.-)
    Open wound of hip and thigh
ICD-10-CM S71.121A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S71.121A to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S71.121A
S71.112 Laceration without foreign body, left thigh
S71.112A …… initial encounter
S71.112D …… subsequent encounter
S71.112S …… sequela
S71.119 Laceration without foreign body, unspecified thigh
S71.119A …… initial encounter
S71.119D …… subsequent encounter
S71.119S …… sequela
S71.12 Laceration with foreign body of thigh
S71.121 Laceration with foreign body, right thigh
S71.121A …… initial encounter
S71.121D …… subsequent encounter
S71.121S …… sequela
S71.122 Laceration with foreign body, left thigh
S71.122A …… initial encounter
S71.122D …… subsequent encounter
S71.122S …… sequela
S71.129 Laceration with foreign body, unspecified thigh
S71.129A …… initial encounter
S71.129D …… subsequent encounter
S71.129S …… sequela

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