ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S65.21

Laceration of superficial palmar arch

Diagnosis Code S65.21

ICD-10: S65.21
Short Description: Laceration of superficial palmar arch
Long Description: Laceration of superficial palmar arch
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S65.21

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level (S65)

Information for Patients

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
  • Claw hand
  • Dupuytrens contracture
  • Hand fracture - aftercare
  • Hand or foot spasms
  • Hand x-ray
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction

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