2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S89

Other and unspecified injuries of lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S89 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 S89 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S89 - other international versions of ICD-10 S89 may differ.
Note
  • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
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 (S89) and the excluded code together.
  • other and unspecified injuries of ankle and foot (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S99
    • S99.0 Physeal fracture of calcaneus
    • S99.1 Physeal fracture of metatarsal
    • S99.2 Physeal fracture of phalanx of toe
    • S99.8 Other specified injuries of ankle and foot
    • S99.9 Unspecified injury of ankle and foot
    S99.-
    )
The following code(s) above S89 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 S89:
  • 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
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 S89
S88.921D …… subsequent encounter
S88.921S …… sequela
S88.922 Partial traumatic amputation of left lower leg, level unspecified
S88.922A …… initial encounter
S88.922D …… subsequent encounter
S88.922S …… sequela
S88.929 Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified lower leg, level unspecified
S88.929A …… initial encounter
S88.929D …… subsequent encounter
S88.929S …… sequela
S89 Other and unspecified injuries of lower leg
S89.0 Physeal fracture of upper end of tibia
S89.00 Unspecified physeal fracture of upper end of tibia
S89.001 Unspecified physeal fracture of upper end of right tibia
S89.001A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S89.001D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S89.001G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S89.001K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S89.001P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S89.001S …… sequela
S89.002 Unspecified physeal fracture of upper end of left tibia

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