2021 ICD-10-CM Code S22.23

Sternal manubrial dissociation

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S22.23 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of sternal manubrial dissociation. The code is not specific and 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:S22.23
Short Description:Sternal manubrial dissociation
Long Description:Sternal manubrial dissociation

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Sternal manubrial dissociation

Non-specific codes like S22.23 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 sternal manubrial dissociation:

  • Use S22.23XA for initial encounter for closed fracture
  • Use S22.23XB for initial encounter for open fracture
  • Use S22.23XD for subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • Use S22.23XG for subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • Use S22.23XK for subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • Use S22.23XS for 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 S22.23 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders include


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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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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)