2022 ICD-10-CM Code S37.82

Injury of prostate

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:S37.82
Short Description:Injury of prostate
Long Description:Injury of prostate

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals (S30-S39)
      • Injury of urinary and pelvic organs (S37)

S37.82 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of injury of prostate. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

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 Injury of prostate

Non-specific codes like S37.82 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 injury of prostate:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.822 for Contusion of prostate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.822A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.822D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.822S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.823 for Laceration of prostate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.823A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.823D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.823S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.828 for Other injury of prostate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.828A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.828D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.828S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - S37.829 for Unspecified injury of prostate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.829A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.829D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use S37.829S for sequela

Information for Patients


Prostate Diseases

The prostate is a gland in men. It helps make semen, the fluid that contains sperm. The prostate surrounds the tube that carries urine away from the bladder and out of the body. A young man's prostate is about the size of a walnut. It slowly grows larger with age. If it gets too large, it can cause problems. This is very common after age 50. The older men get, the more likely they are to have prostate trouble.

Some common problems are

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Wounds and 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)