ICD-10-CM Code S65.209

Unspecified injury of superficial palmar arch of unspecified hand

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S65.209 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of unspecified injury of superficial palmar arch of unspecified hand. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code S65.209 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like closed injury, palmar artery or injury of palmar artery or injury of superficial palmar arch or open injury, palmar artery.

ICD-10:S65.209
Short Description:Unsp injury of superficial palmar arch of unspecified hand
Long Description:Unspecified injury of superficial palmar arch of unspecified hand

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

Synonyms

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

  • Closed injury, palmar artery
  • Injury of palmar artery
  • Injury of superficial palmar arch
  • Open injury, palmar artery

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the wrist, hand and fingers (S60-S69)
      • Injury of blood vessels at wrist and hand level (S65)

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

Information for Patients


Hand Injuries and Disorders

No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

Hand problems include

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - compression of a nerve as it goes through the wrist, often making your fingers feel numb
  • Injuries that result in fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
  • Osteoarthritis - wear-and-tear arthritis, which can also cause deformity
  • Tendinitis - irritation of the tendons
  • Disorders and injuries of your fingers and thumb

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