ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S57.80XA

Crushing injury of unspecified forearm, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S57.80XA

ICD-10: S57.80XA
Short Description: Crushing injury of unspecified forearm, initial encounter
Long Description: Crushing injury of unspecified forearm, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S57.80XA

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The code S57.80XA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the elbow and forearm (S50-S59)
      • Crushing injury of elbow and forearm (S57)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S57.80XA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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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