2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S80.259

Superficial foreign body, unspecified knee

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S80.259 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 S80.259 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S80.259 - other international versions of ICD-10 S80.259 may differ.
The following code(s) above S80.259 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 S80.259:
  • 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
  • S80-S89
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S80-S89

    Injuries to the knee and lower leg

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of ankle and foot, except fracture of ankle and malleolus (S90-S99)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the knee and lower leg
  • S80
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S80

    Superficial injury of knee and lower leg

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • superficial injury of ankle and foot (S90.-)
    Superficial injury of knee and lower leg
  • S80.25
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S80.25

    Superficial foreign body of knee

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Splinter in the knee
    Superficial foreign body of knee
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 S80.259
S80.249S …… sequela
S80.25 Superficial foreign body of knee
S80.251 Superficial foreign body, right knee
S80.251A …… initial encounter
S80.251D …… subsequent encounter
S80.251S …… sequela
S80.252 Superficial foreign body, left knee
S80.252A …… initial encounter
S80.252D …… subsequent encounter
S80.252S …… sequela
S80.259 Superficial foreign body, unspecified knee
S80.259A …… initial encounter
S80.259D …… subsequent encounter
S80.259S …… sequela
S80.26 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of knee
S80.261 Insect bite (nonvenomous), right knee
S80.261A …… initial encounter
S80.261D …… subsequent encounter
S80.261S …… sequela
S80.262 Insect bite (nonvenomous), left knee
S80.262A …… initial encounter

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