2021 ICD-10-CM Code S02.64

Fracture of ramus of mandible

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S02.64 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of fracture of ramus of mandible. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:S02.64
Short Description:Fracture of ramus of mandible
Long Description:Fracture of ramus of mandible

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Fracture of ramus of mandible

Header codes like S02.64 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for fracture of ramus of mandible:

  • S02.640 - ... unspecified side
  • S02.640A - ... unspecified side, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.640B - ... unspecified side, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.640D - ... unspecified side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.640G - ... unspecified side, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.640K - ... unspecified side, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.640S - ... unspecified side, sequela
  • S02.641 - Fracture of ramus of right mandible
  • S02.641A - Fracture of ramus of right mandible, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.641B - Fracture of ramus of right mandible, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.641D - Fracture of ramus of right mandible, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.641G - Fracture of ramus of right mandible, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.641K - Fracture of ramus of right mandible, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.641S - Fracture of ramus of right mandible, sequela
  • S02.642 - Fracture of ramus of left mandible
  • S02.642A - Fracture of ramus of left mandible, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.642B - Fracture of ramus of left mandible, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.642D - Fracture of ramus of left mandible, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.642G - Fracture of ramus of left mandible, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.642K - Fracture of ramus of left mandible, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.642S - Fracture of ramus of left mandible, sequela

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code S02.64 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Fractures

Also called: Broken bone

A fracture is a break, usually in a bone. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open or compound fracture. Fractures commonly happen because of car accidents, falls, or sports injuries. Other causes are low bone density and osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, which are very small cracks in the bone.

Symptoms of a fracture are

You need to get medical care right away for any fracture. An x-ray can tell if your bone is broken. You may need to wear a cast or splint. Sometimes you need surgery to put in plates, pins or screws to keep the bone in place.


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Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Your jaw is a set of bones that holds your teeth. It consists of two main parts. The upper part is the maxilla. It doesn't move. The moveable lower part is called the mandible. You move it when you talk or chew. The two halves of the mandible meet at your chin. The joint where the mandible meets your skull is the temporomandibular joint.

Jaw problems include

Treatment of jaw problems depends on the cause.


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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
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)