ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S80.10XA

Contusion of unspecified lower leg, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S80.10XA

ICD-10: S80.10XA
Short Description: Contusion of unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
Long Description: Contusion of unspecified lower leg, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S80.10XA

Valid for Submission
The code S80.10XA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the knee and lower leg (S80-S89)
      • Superficial injury of knee and lower leg (S80)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S80.10XA 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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Synonyms
  • Contusion of knee
  • Contusion of lower leg
  • Contusion of lower leg
  • Contusion of lower limb
  • Contusion of multiple sites
  • Contusion of multiple sites of lower limb
  • Contusion, knee and lower leg
  • Hematoma of lower leg
  • Hematoma of lower limb

Information for Patients


Bruises

Also called: Contusion, Ecchymoses

A bruise is a mark on your skin caused by blood trapped under the surface. It happens when an injury crushes small blood vessels but does not break the skin. Those vessels break open and leak blood under the skin.

Bruises are often painful and swollen. You can get skin, muscle and bone bruises. Bone bruises are the most serious.

It can take months for a bruise to fade, but most last about two weeks. They start off a reddish color, and then turn bluish-purple and greenish-yellow before returning to normal. To reduce bruising, ice the injured area and elevate it above your heart. See your health care provider if you seem to bruise for no reason, or if the bruise appears to be infected.

  • Bleeding into the skin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bruise (Medical Encyclopedia)


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