ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S31.501A

Unsp open wound of unsp external genital organs, male, init

Diagnosis Code S31.501A

ICD-10: S31.501A
Short Description: Unsp open wound of unsp external genital organs, male, init
Long Description: Unspecified open wound of unspecified external genital organs, male, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S31.501A

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The code S31.501A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals (S30-S39)
      • Opn wnd abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals (S31)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
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Diagnoses for males only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for males only
Diagnoses for males only.


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S31.501A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 729 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC/MCC
  • 730 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Glass in genitalia
  • Glass in trunk
  • Infection - perineal wound
  • Open wound of external genital organs
  • Open wound of external genital organs with complication
  • Open wound of external genital organs without complication
  • Open wound of genital organ
  • Open wound of genital organ
  • Open wound of genital organ
  • Open wound of pelvic region with complication
  • Open wound of pelvic region with complication
  • Open wound of pelvic region without complication
  • Open wound of perineum
  • Open wound of perineum with complication
  • Open wound of perineum with complication
  • Open wound of perineum without complication
  • Penetrating wound of perineum
  • Perineal wound dehiscence

Information for Patients


Wounds and Injuries

Also called: Traumatic injuries

An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.

Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.

Other common types of injuries include

  • Animal bites
  • Bruises
  • Burns
  • Dislocations
  • Electrical injuries
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains

  • Bleeding (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Crush injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cuts and puncture wounds (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Electrical injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Gunshot wounds -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • How wounds heal (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Laceration - sutures or staples - at home (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lacerations - liquid bandage (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Surgical wound care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Surgical wound infection - treatment (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wet to dry dressing changes (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wound care centers (Medical Encyclopedia)


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