2021 ICD-10-CM Code G56.23

Lesion of ulnar nerve, bilateral upper limbs

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

G56.23 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of lesion of ulnar nerve, bilateral upper limbs. The code G56.23 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code G56.23 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like bilateral entrapment of ulnar nerves, bilateral entrapment of ulnar nerves at elbow, bilateral entrapment of ulnar nerves at wrist, bilateral inflammation of ulnar nerves, bilateral peripheral neuropathy of upper limbs , bilateral ulnar nerve disorder, etc.

ICD-10:G56.23
Short Description:Lesion of ulnar nerve, bilateral upper limbs
Long Description:Lesion of ulnar nerve, bilateral upper limbs

Code Classification

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

G5623 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert G56.23 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code G56.23 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018