ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S72.022

Disp fx of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of left femur

Diagnosis Code S72.022

ICD-10: S72.022
Short Description: Disp fx of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of left femur
Long Description: Displaced fracture of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of left femur
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S72.022

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the hip and thigh (S70-S79)
      • Fracture of femur (S72)

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