2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S90.559D

Superficial foreign body, unspecified ankle, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S90.559D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Superficial foreign body, unspecified ankle, subs encntr
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S90.559D became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S90.559D - other international versions of ICD-10 S90.559D may differ.
The following code(s) above S90.559D 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 S90.559D:
  • 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
  • S90-S99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S90-S99

    Injuries to the ankle and foot

    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • fracture of ankle and malleolus (S82.-)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the ankle and foot
  • S90.55
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S90.55

    Superficial foreign body of ankle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Splinter in the ankle
    Superficial foreign body of ankle
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • S90.559D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S90.559D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S90.559D 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 S90.559D
S90.551 Superficial foreign body, right ankle
S90.551A …… initial encounter
S90.551D …… subsequent encounter
S90.551S …… sequela
S90.552 Superficial foreign body, left ankle
S90.552A …… initial encounter
S90.552D …… subsequent encounter
S90.552S …… sequela
S90.559 Superficial foreign body, unspecified ankle
S90.559A …… initial encounter
S90.559D …… subsequent encounter
S90.559S …… sequela
S90.56 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of ankle
S90.561 Insect bite (nonvenomous), right ankle
S90.561A …… initial encounter
S90.561D …… subsequent encounter
S90.561S …… sequela
S90.562 Insect bite (nonvenomous), left ankle
S90.562A …… initial encounter
S90.562D …… subsequent encounter
S90.562S …… sequela

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