2021 ICD-10-CM Code S92.03

Avulsion fracture of tuberosity of calcaneus

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S92.03 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of avulsion fracture of tuberosity of calcaneus. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:S92.03
Short Description:Avulsion fracture of tuberosity of calcaneus
Long Description:Avulsion fracture of tuberosity of calcaneus

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Avulsion fracture of tuberosity of calcaneus

Header codes like S92.03 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 avulsion fracture of tuberosity of calcaneus:

  • S92.031 - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus
  • S92.031A - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.031B - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.031D - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.031G - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.031K - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.031P - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.031S - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, sequela
  • S92.032 - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus
  • S92.032A - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.032B - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.032D - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.032G - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.032K - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.032P - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.032S - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, sequela
  • S92.033 - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus
  • S92.033A - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.033B - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.033D - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.033G - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.033K - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.033P - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.033S - Displaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, sequela
  • S92.034 - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus
  • S92.034A - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.034B - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.034D - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.034G - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.034K - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.034P - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.034S - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of right calcaneus, sequela
  • S92.035 - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus
  • S92.035A - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.035B - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.035D - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.035G - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.035K - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.035P - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.035S - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of left calcaneus, sequela
  • S92.036 - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus
  • S92.036A - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • S92.036B - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, initial encounter for open fracture
  • S92.036D - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
  • S92.036G - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
  • S92.036K - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
  • S92.036P - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, subsequent encounter for fracture with malunion
  • S92.036S - Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of tuberosity of unspecified calcaneus, sequela

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 S92.03 are found in the index:

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

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.


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Heel Injuries and Disorders

Heel problems are common and can be painful. Often, they result from too much stress on your heel bone and the tissues that surround it. That stress can come from

These can lead to tendinitis, bursitis, and fasciitis, which are all types of inflammation of the tissues that surround your heel. Over time the stress can cause bone spurs and deformities. Certain diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and gout, can also lead to heel problems. Treatments for heel problems might include rest, medicines, exercises, taping, and special shoes. Surgery is rarely needed.


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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)