ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S60.00XA

Contusion of unsp finger without damage to nail, init encntr

Diagnosis Code S60.00XA

ICD-10: S60.00XA
Short Description: Contusion of unsp finger without damage to nail, init encntr
Long Description: Contusion of unspecified finger without damage to nail, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S60.00XA

Valid for Submission
The code S60.00XA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Superficial injury of wrist, hand and fingers (S60)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S60.00XA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 604 - TRAUMA TO THE SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST WITH MCC
  • 605 - TRAUMA TO THE SKIN, SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE AND BREAST WITHOUT MCC

Synonyms
  • Bruise fingers/thumb
  • Contusion of finger
  • Contusion of multiple sites
  • Contusion of multiple sites of upper limb
  • Contusion, finger, multiple

Information for Patients


Bruises

Also called: Contusion, Ecchymoses

A bruise is a mark on your skin caused by blood trapped under the surface. It happens when an injury crushes small blood vessels but does not break the skin. Those vessels break open and leak blood under the skin.

Bruises are often painful and swollen. You can get skin, muscle and bone bruises. Bone bruises are the most serious.

It can take months for a bruise to fade, but most last about two weeks. They start off a reddish color, and then turn bluish-purple and greenish-yellow before returning to normal. To reduce bruising, ice the injured area and elevate it above your heart. See your health care provider if you seem to bruise for no reason, or if the bruise appears to be infected.

  • Bleeding into the skin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bruise (Medical Encyclopedia)


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