ICD-10-CM Code S56.199

Other injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S56.199 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code S56.199 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like complete division flexor tendon hand, complete division, flexor digitorum profundus tendon, complete division, flexor digitorum superficialis tendon, partial division flexor tendon hand, partial division, flexor digitorum profundus tendon, traumatic division of long flexor tendon - zone 1, etc

ICD-10:S56.199
Short Description:Inj flexor musc/fasc/tend unsp finger at forearm level
Long Description:Other injury of flexor muscle, fascia and tendon of unspecified finger at forearm level

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

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 S56.199 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Complete division flexor tendon hand
  • Complete division, flexor digitorum profundus tendon
  • Complete division, flexor digitorum superficialis tendon
  • Partial division flexor tendon hand
  • Partial division, flexor digitorum profundus tendon
  • Traumatic division of long flexor tendon - zone 1
  • Traumatic division of long flexor tendon - zone 3

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the elbow and forearm (S50-S59)
      • Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level (S56)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, three of them are in your arm: the humerus, radius, and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons, and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall, or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Broken bones
  • Nerve problems
  • Osteoarthritis

You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.

  • Arm CT scan (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Brachial plexopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial nerve dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)

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