ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S99.231A

Sltr-haris Type III physeal fx phalanx of right toe, init

Diagnosis Code S99.231A

ICD-10: S99.231A
Short Description: Sltr-haris Type III physeal fx phalanx of right toe, init
Long Description: Salter-Harris Type III physeal fracture of phalanx of right toe, initial encounter for closed fracture
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S99.231A

Valid for Submission
The code S99.231A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
S99.231A 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)

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Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S99.231A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • S92.009A - Unsp fracture of unsp calcaneus, init for clos fx

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