2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79.929

Unspecified injury of unspecified thigh

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S79.929 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 S79.929 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S79.929 - other international versions of ICD-10 S79.929 may differ.
The following code(s) above S79.929 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 S79.929:
  • 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
  • S79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S79

    Other and unspecified injuries of hip and thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    Other and unspecified injuries of 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S79.929
S79.919S …… sequela
S79.92 Unspecified injury of thigh
S79.921 Unspecified injury of right thigh
S79.921A …… initial encounter
S79.921D …… subsequent encounter
S79.921S …… sequela
S79.922 Unspecified injury of left thigh
S79.922A …… initial encounter
S79.922D …… subsequent encounter
S79.922S …… sequela
S79.929 Unspecified injury of unspecified thigh
S79.929A …… initial encounter
S79.929D …… subsequent encounter
S79.929S …… sequela
S80 Superficial injury of knee and lower leg
S80.0 Contusion of knee
S80.00 Contusion of unspecified knee
S80.00XA …… initial encounter
S80.00XD …… subsequent encounter
S80.00XS …… sequela
S80.01 Contusion of right knee

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