ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S62.309

Unspecified fracture of unspecified metacarpal bone

Diagnosis Code S62.309

ICD-10: S62.309
Short Description: Unspecified fracture of unspecified metacarpal bone
Long Description: Unspecified fracture of unspecified metacarpal bone
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S62.309

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Fracture at wrist and hand level (S62)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Closed fracture finger metacarpal
  • Closed fracture finger metacarpal head
  • Closed fracture finger metacarpal, multiple
  • Closed fracture of fifth metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of fourth metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of metacarpal bone
  • Closed fracture of metacarpal bone of left hand
  • Closed fracture of metacarpal bone of right hand
  • Closed fracture of multiple sites of metacarpus
  • Closed fracture of second metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of third metacarpal
  • Fracture of hand except finger
  • Fracture of metacarpal bone
  • Fracture of multiple sites of metacarpus
  • Open fracture finger metacarpal
  • Open fracture of fifth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of fourth metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of second metacarpal bone
  • Open fracture of third metacarpal bone

Information for Patients


Fractures

Also called: Broken bone

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls, or sports injuries. Other causes are low bone density and osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, which are very small cracks in the bone.

Symptoms of a fracture are

  • Intense pain
  • Deformity - the limb looks out of place
  • Swelling, bruising, or tenderness around the injury
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Problems moving a limb

You need to get medical care right away for any fracture. An x-ray can tell if your bone is broken. You may need to wear a cast or splint. Sometimes you need surgery to put in plates, pins or screws to keep the bone in place.

  • Ankle fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Broken bone (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Broken collarbone - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Metatarsal fracture (acute) - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Metatarsal stress fractures - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • What Are Growth Plate Injuries? - NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)


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Hand Injuries and Disorders

No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

Hand problems include

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - compression of a nerve as it goes through the wrist, often making your fingers feel numb
  • Injuries that result in fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
  • Osteoarthritis - wear-and-tear arthritis, which can also cause deformity
  • Tendinitis - irritation of the tendons
  • Disorders and injuries of your fingers and thumb

  • Brachial plexopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Claw hand (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dupuytrens contracture (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand or foot spasms (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand x-ray (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial nerve dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)


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