ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S61.401S

Unspecified open wound of right hand, sequela

Diagnosis Code S61.401S

ICD-10: S61.401S
Short Description: Unspecified open wound of right hand, sequela
Long Description: Unspecified open wound of right hand, sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S61.401S

Valid for Submission
The code S61.401S 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)
      • Open wound of wrist, hand and fingers (S61)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S61.401S 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

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The code S61.401S is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Fracture of base of fifth metacarpal
  • Fracture of neck of fifth metacarpal
  • Open fracture finger metacarpal neck
  • Open fracture of base of fifth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of base of fifth metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture of base of metacarpal bone of right thumb
  • Open fracture of base of thumb
  • Open fracture of fifth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of fifth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of fifth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of fifth metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture of fourth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of fourth metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture of metacarpal bone of right thumb
  • Open fracture of neck of fifth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of neck of fifth metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture of neck of metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of right hand
  • Open fracture of second metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of second metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of second metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture of shaft of metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of shaft of metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of shaft of metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of shaft of metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture of shaft of metacarpus of right thumb
  • Open fracture of shaft of second metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of shaft of second metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Open fracture thumb metacarpal shaft

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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