2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S89.92XA

Unspecified injury of left lower leg, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S89.92XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S89.92XA became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S89.92XA - other international versions of ICD-10 S89.92XA may differ.
The following code(s) above S89.92XA 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 S89.92XA:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
    2021 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 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chondral injury of left knee
  • Injury of left leg
  • Injury of left lower leg
  • Left knee chondral injury
  • Left leg injury
  • Left lower leg injury
ICD-10-CM S89.92XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S89.92XA 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S89.92XA
S89.9 Unspecified injury of lower leg
S89.90 Unspecified injury of unspecified lower leg
S89.90XA …… initial encounter
S89.90XD …… subsequent encounter
S89.90XS …… sequela
S89.91 Unspecified injury of right lower leg
S89.91XA …… initial encounter
S89.91XD …… subsequent encounter
S89.91XS …… sequela
S89.92 Unspecified injury of left lower leg
S89.92XA …… initial encounter
S89.92XD …… subsequent encounter
S89.92XS …… sequela
S90 Superficial injury of ankle, foot and toes
S90.0 Contusion of ankle
S90.00 Contusion of unspecified ankle
S90.00XA …… initial encounter
S90.00XD …… subsequent encounter
S90.00XS …… sequela
S90.01 Contusion of right ankle
S90.01XA …… initial encounter

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