2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S89.31

Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of fibula

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S89.31 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S89.31 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S89.31 - other international versions of ICD-10 S89.31 may differ.
The following code(s) above S89.31 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 S89.31:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
    2019 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
  • S89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S89

    Other and unspecified injuries of lower leg

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
    Type 2 Excludes
    • other and unspecified injuries of ankle and foot (S99.-)
    Other and unspecified injuries of 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S89.31:
  • Fracture, traumatic (abduction) (adduction) (separation) T14.8
    - see also Fracture, pathological
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

    Other injury of unspecified body region

      2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abrasion NOS
    • Contusion NOS
    • Crush injury NOS
    • Fracture NOS
    • Skin injury NOS
    • Vascular injury NOS
    • Wound NOS
    • fibula (shaft) (styloid) S82.40-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S82.40-

      Unspecified fracture of shaft of fibula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • lower end
        • physeal S89.30-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S89.30-

          Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of fibula

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S89.31
S89.302K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S89.302P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S89.302S …… sequela
S89.309 Unspecified physeal fracture of lower end of unspecified fibula
S89.309A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S89.309D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S89.309G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S89.309K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S89.309P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S89.309S …… sequela
S89.31 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of fibula
S89.311 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of right fibula
S89.311A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S89.311D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S89.311G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S89.311K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S89.311P …… subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
S89.311S …… sequela
S89.312 Salter-Harris Type I physeal fracture of lower end of left fibula
S89.312A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S89.312D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

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