2021 ICD-10-CM Code S02.84

Fracture of lateral orbital wall

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S02.84 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 lateral orbital wall. 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:S02.84
Short Description:Fracture of lateral orbital wall
Long Description:Fracture of lateral orbital wall

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Fracture of lateral orbital wall

Header codes like S02.84 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 lateral orbital wall:

  • S02.841 - ... right side
  • S02.841A - ... right side, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.841B - ... right side, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.841D - ... right side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.841G - ... right side, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.841K - ... right side, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.841S - ... right side, sequela
  • S02.842 - ... left side
  • S02.842A - ... left side, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.842B - ... left side, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.842D - ... left side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.842G - ... left side, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.842K - ... left side, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.842S - ... left side, sequela
  • S02.849 - ... unspecified side
  • S02.849A - ... unspecified side, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S02.849B - ... unspecified side, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S02.849D - ... unspecified side, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S02.849G - ... unspecified side, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S02.849K - ... unspecified side, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S02.849S - ... unspecified side, sequela

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code S02.84:


Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

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 S02.84 are found in the index:

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