2021 ICD-10-CM Code S37.50

Unspecified injury of fallopian tube

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

S37.50 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of unspecified injury of fallopian tube. 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.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like S37.50 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:S37.50
Short Description:Unspecified injury of fallopian tube
Long Description:Unspecified injury of fallopian tube

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of urinary and pelvic organs (S37). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Unspecified injury of fallopian tube

Non-specific codes like S37.50 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 unspecified injury of fallopian tube:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.501 for Unspecified injury of fallopian tube, unilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.501A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.501D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.501S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.502 for Unspecified injury of fallopian tube, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.502A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.502D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.502S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.509 for Unspecified injury of fallopian tube, unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.509A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.509D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.509S for sequela

Information for Patients


Uterine Diseases

The uterus, or womb, is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The first sign of a problem with the uterus may be bleeding between periods or after sex. Causes can include hormones, thyroid problems, fibroids, polyps, cancer, infection, or pregnancy.

Treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes birth control pills treat hormonal imbalances. If a thyroid problem is the cause, treating it may also stop the bleeding. If you have cancer or hyperplasia, an overgrowth of normal cells in the uterus, you may need surgery.

With two other uterine problems, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows where it is not supposed to. In endometriosis, it grows outside the uterus. In adenomyosis, it grows in the uterus's outside walls. Pain medicine may help. Other treatments include hormones and surgery.


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Wounds and Injuries

Also called: Traumatic injuries

An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.

Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.

Other common types of injuries include


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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)