ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S46.20

Unsp injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of oth prt biceps

Diagnosis Code S46.20

ICD-10: S46.20
Short Description: Unsp injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of oth prt biceps
Long Description: Unspecified injury of muscle, fascia and tendon of other parts of biceps
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S46.20

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm (S40-S49)
      • Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at shldr/up arm (S46)

Information for Patients

Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Broken bones

Some nerve problems, arthritis, or cancers can affect the entire arm and cause pain, spasms, swelling and trouble moving. You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder.

  • Arm CT scan
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare
  • Radial nerve dysfunction

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