2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Crushing injury of elbow and forearm (S57)

Instructional Notations

Use Additional Code Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

  • code(s) for all associated injuries

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • crushing injury of wrist and hand S67

7th Character Note 7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category S57

7th Character 7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)

        • Injuries to the elbow and forearm (S50-S59)

            • Crushing injury of elbow and forearm (S57)
            • S57 - Crushing injury of elbow and forearm NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.0 - Crushing injury of elbow NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.00 - Crushing injury of unspecified elbow NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.00XA - Crushing injury of unspecified elbow, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.00XD - Crushing injury of unspecified elbow, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.00XS - Crushing injury of unspecified elbow, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.01 - Crushing injury of right elbow NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.01XA - Crushing injury of right elbow, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.01XD - Crushing injury of right elbow, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.01XS - Crushing injury of right elbow, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.02 - Crushing injury of left elbow NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.02XA - Crushing injury of left elbow, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.02XD - Crushing injury of left elbow, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.02XS - Crushing injury of left elbow, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.8 - Crushing injury of forearm NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.80 - Crushing injury of unspecified forearm NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.80XA - Crushing injury of unspecified forearm, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.80XD - Crushing injury of unspecified forearm, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.80XS - Crushing injury of unspecified forearm, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.81 - Crushing injury of right forearm NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.81XA - Crushing injury of right forearm, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.81XD - Crushing injury of right forearm, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.81XS - Crushing injury of right forearm, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.82 - Crushing injury of left forearm NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.82XA - Crushing injury of left forearm, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.82XD - Crushing injury of left forearm, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • S57.82XS - Crushing injury of left forearm, sequela BILLABLE CODE