ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S99.049

Sltr-haris Type IV physeal fracture of unspecified calcaneus

Diagnosis Code S99.049

ICD-10: S99.049
Short Description: Sltr-haris Type IV physeal fracture of unspecified calcaneus
Long Description: Salter-Harris Type IV physeal fracture of unspecified calcaneus
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S99.049

Not Valid for Submission
The code S99.049 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
S99.049 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the ankle and foot (S90-S99)
      • Other and unspecified injuries of ankle and foot (S99)

Information for Medical Professionals

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