ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S61.237S

Pnctr w/o fb of l little finger w/o damage to nail, sequela

Diagnosis Code S61.237S

ICD-10: S61.237S
Short Description: Pnctr w/o fb of l little finger w/o damage to nail, sequela
Long Description: Puncture wound without foreign body of left little finger without damage to nail, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S61.237S


Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers (S61)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S61.237S is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

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

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The code S61.237S is exempt from POA reporting.

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