ICD-10-CM Code S62.15

Fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S62.15 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:S62.15
Short Description:Fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone
Long Description:Fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone

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

  • S62.151 - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist
  • S62.151A - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S62.151B - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S62.151D - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S62.151G - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S62.151K - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S62.151P - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S62.151S - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, sequela
  • S62.152 - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist
  • S62.152A - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S62.152B - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S62.152D - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S62.152G - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S62.152K - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S62.152P - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S62.152S - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, sequela
  • S62.153 - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist
  • S62.153A - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S62.153B - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S62.153D - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S62.153G - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S62.153K - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S62.153P - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S62.153S - Displaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, sequela
  • S62.154 - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist
  • S62.154A - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S62.154B - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S62.154D - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S62.154G - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S62.154K - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S62.154P - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S62.154S - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, right wrist, sequela
  • S62.155 - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist
  • S62.155A - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S62.155B - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S62.155D - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S62.155G - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S62.155K - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S62.155P - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S62.155S - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, left wrist, sequela
  • S62.156 - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist
  • S62.156A - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S62.156B - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S62.156D - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S62.156G - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S62.156K - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S62.156P - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S62.156S - Nondisplaced fracture of hook process of hamate [unciform] bone, unspecified wrist, 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 S62.15:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Fracture of unciform process of hamate unciform bone

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 S62.15 are found in the index:


Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Fracture at wrist and hand level (S62)

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


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

  • Intense pain
  • Deformity - the limb looks out of place
  • Swelling, bruising, or tenderness around the injury
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Problems moving a limb

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.

  • Broken bone (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Closed reduction of a fractured bone - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)

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Wrist Injuries and Disorders

Your wrist is made up of eight small bones known as carpals. They support a tube that runs through your wrist. That tube, called the carpal tunnel, has tendons and a nerve inside. It is covered by a ligament, which holds it in place.

Wrist pain is common. Repetitive motion can damage your wrist. Everyday activities like typing, racquet sports or sewing can cause pain, or even carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist pain with bruising and swelling can be a sign of injury. The signs of a possible fracture include misshapen joints and inability to move your wrist. Some wrist fractures are a result of osteoporosis.

Other common causes of pain are

  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Gout and pseudogout
  • Colles wrist fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • De Quervain tendinitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wrist arthroscopy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wrist pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wrist sprain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)

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