2021 ICD-10-CM Code S92.332B

Displaced fracture of third metatarsal bone, left foot, initial encounter for open fracture

Version 2021
Billable Code
7th Character Code
Initial Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

S92.332B is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of displaced fracture of third metatarsal bone, left foot, initial encounter for open fracture. The code S92.332B is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code S92.332B might also be used to specify conditions or terms like closed fracture of metaphysis of metatarsal bone of left foot, closed fracture of metaphysis of third metatarsal bone of left foot, closed fracture of third metatarsal bone, closed fracture of third metatarsal bone of left foot, open fracture of metatarsal bone of left foot , open fracture of third metatarsal bone, etc.

S92.332B is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like displaced fracture of third metatarsal bone left foot for open fracture. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.

ICD-10:S92.332B
Short Description:Disp fx of third metatarsal bone, left foot, init for opn fx
Long Description:Displaced fracture of third metatarsal bone, left foot, initial encounter for open fracture

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Approximate Synonyms

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

Convert S92.332B to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S92.332B its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Information for Patients


Foot Injuries and Disorders

Each of your feet has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. No wonder a lot of things can go wrong. Here are a few common problems:

Ill-fitting shoes often cause these problems. Aging and being overweight also increase your chances of having foot problems.


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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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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)