ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S10.90XD

Unsp superficial injury of unsp part of neck, subs encntr

Diagnosis Code S10.90XD

ICD-10: S10.90XD
Short Description: Unsp superficial injury of unsp part of neck, subs encntr
Long Description: Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified part of neck, subsequent encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S10.90XD

Valid for Submission
The code S10.90XD is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the neck (S10-S19)
      • Superficial injury of neck (S10)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S10.90XD is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code S10.90XD is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Fiddler's neck
  • Multiple superficial injuries of neck
  • Superficial injuries involving head with neck
  • Superficial injury of head and neck
  • Superficial injury of neck
  • Superficial injury of neck with infection
  • Superficial injury of neck without infection

Information for Patients

Neck Injuries and Disorders

Any part of your neck - muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves - can cause neck problems. Neck pain is very common. Pain may also come from your shoulder, jaw, head, or upper arms.

Muscle strain or tension often causes neck pain. The problem is usually overuse, such as from sitting at a computer for too long. Sometimes you can strain your neck muscles from sleeping in an awkward position or overdoing it during exercise. Falls or accidents, including car accidents, are another common cause of neck pain. Whiplash, a soft tissue injury to the neck, is also called neck sprain or strain.

Treatment depends on the cause, but may include applying ice, taking pain relievers, getting physical therapy or wearing a cervical collar. You rarely need surgery.

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