ICD-10-CM Code S65.212

Laceration of superficial palmar arch of left hand

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S65.212 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of laceration of superficial palmar arch of left hand. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code S65.212 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like injury of superficial palmar arch or laceration of left superficial palmar arch or laceration of palm of hand or laceration of superficial palmar arch.

ICD-10:S65.212
Short Description:Laceration of superficial palmar arch of left hand
Long Description:Laceration of superficial palmar arch of left 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:

  • Injury of superficial palmar arch
  • Laceration of left superficial palmar arch
  • Laceration of palm of hand
  • Laceration of superficial palmar arch

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
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

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
  • Brachial plexopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Claw hand (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dupuytrens contracture (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand or foot spasms (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand x-ray (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial nerve dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)

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