2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S94

Injury of nerves at ankle and foot level

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S94 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 S94 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S94 - other international versions of ICD-10 S94 may differ.
Code Also
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A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • any associated open wound (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S91
    • S91.0 Open wound of ankle
    • S91.1 Open wound of toe without damage to nail
    • S91.2 Open wound of toe with damage to nail
    • S91.3 Open wound of foot
    S91.-
    )
The following code(s) above S94 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 S94:
  • 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
  • S90-S99
    2020 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
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S94:
  • Type 2 Excludes: S84
    , S74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S84

    Injury of nerves at lower leg level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S81.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of nerves at ankle and foot level (S94.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S74

    Injury of nerves at hip and thigh level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S71.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of nerves at ankle and foot level (S94.-)
    • injury of nerves at lower leg level (S84.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S94
S93.691D …… subsequent encounter
S93.691S …… sequela
S93.692 Other sprain of left foot
S93.692A …… initial encounter
S93.692D …… subsequent encounter
S93.692S …… sequela
S93.699 Other sprain of unspecified foot
S93.699A …… initial encounter
S93.699D …… subsequent encounter
S93.699S …… sequela
S94 Injury of nerves at ankle and foot level
S94.0 Injury of lateral plantar nerve
S94.00 Injury of lateral plantar nerve, unspecified leg
S94.00XA …… initial encounter
S94.00XD …… subsequent encounter
S94.00XS …… sequela
S94.01 Injury of lateral plantar nerve, right leg
S94.01XA …… initial encounter
S94.01XD …… subsequent encounter
S94.01XS …… sequela
S94.02 Injury of lateral plantar nerve, left leg

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