Code also for any associated infection

Includes:

  • injuries of ear
  • injuries of eye
  • injuries of face [any part]
  • injuries of gum
  • injuries of jaw
  • injuries of oral cavity
  • injuries of palate
  • injuries of periocular area
  • injuries of scalp
  • injuries of temporomandibular joint area
  • injuries of tongue
  • injuries of tooth

Excludes2

  • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
  • effects of foreign body in ear (T16)
  • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
  • effects of foreign body in mouth NOS (T18.0)
  • effects of foreign body in nose (T17.0-T17.1)
  • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
  • effects of foreign body on external eye (T15.-)
  • frostbite (T33-T34)
  • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
  1. S03 Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of head

    Includes:

    • avulsion of joint (capsule) or ligament of head
    • laceration of cartilage, joint (capsule) or ligament of head
    • sprain of cartilage, joint (capsule) or ligament of head
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of head
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of head
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of head
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of head

    Excludes2

    • Strain of muscle or tendon of head (S09.1)

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category S03

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. S03.0 Dislocation of jaw

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Dislocation of jaw (cartilage) (meniscus)
      • Dislocation of mandible
      • Dislocation of temporomandibular (joint)
      1. S03.00 Dislocation of jaw, unspecified side

      2. S03.01 Dislocation of jaw, right side

      3. S03.02 Dislocation of jaw, left side

      4. S03.03 Dislocation of jaw, bilateral

    2. S03.1 Dislocation of septal cartilage of nose

    3. S03.2 Dislocation of tooth

    4. S03.4 Sprain of jaw

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Sprain of temporomandibular (joint) (ligament)
      1. S03.40 Sprain of jaw, unspecified side

      2. S03.41 Sprain of jaw, right side

      3. S03.42 Sprain of jaw, left side

      4. S03.43 Sprain of jaw, bilateral

    5. S03.8 Sprain of joints and ligaments of other parts of head

    6. S03.9 Sprain of joints and ligaments of unspecified parts of head

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.