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. S08 Avulsion and traumatic amputation of part of head

    Inclusion term(s):

    • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category S08

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. S08.0 Avulsion of scalp

    2. S08.1 Traumatic amputation of ear

      1. S08.11 Complete traumatic amputation of ear

        • S08.111 Complete traumatic amputation of right ear
        • S08.112 Complete traumatic amputation of left ear
        • S08.119 Complete traumatic amputation of unspecified ear
      2. S08.12 Partial traumatic amputation of ear

        • S08.121 Partial traumatic amputation of right ear
        • S08.122 Partial traumatic amputation of left ear
        • S08.129 Partial traumatic amputation of unspecified ear
    3. S08.8 Traumatic amputation of other parts of head

      1. S08.81 Traumatic amputation of nose

        • S08.811 Complete traumatic amputation of nose
        • S08.812 Partial traumatic amputation of nose
      2. S08.89 Traumatic amputation of other 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.