ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S30.853

Superficial foreign body of scrotum and testes

Diagnosis Code S30.853

ICD-10: S30.853
Short Description: Superficial foreign body of scrotum and testes
Long Description: Superficial foreign body of scrotum and testes
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S30.853

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals (S30-S39)
      • Superfic inj abdomen, low back, pelvis and external genitals (S30)

Information for Medical Professionals

Synonyms
  • Foreign body in male genital organs and perineum
  • Foreign body in male genital organs and perineum
  • Foreign body in scrotum
  • Foreign body in scrotum
  • Foreign body in scrotum
  • Foreign body in testis
  • Foreign body in testis
  • Splinter of scrotum and testis without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of scrotum and testis, without major open wound
  • Superficial foreign body of scrotum without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of scrotum without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of testis without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of testis without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial injury of scrotum and testis
  • Superficial injury of scrotum and testis
  • Superficial injury of scrotum without infection
  • Superficial injury of testis without infection

Information for Patients


Foreign Bodies

If you've ever gotten a splinter or had sand in your eye, you've had experience with a foreign body. A foreign body is something that is stuck inside you but isn't supposed to be there. You may inhale or swallow a foreign body, or you may get one from an injury to almost any part of your body. Foreign bodies are more common in small children, who sometimes stick things in their mouths, ears, and noses.

Some foreign bodies, like a small splinter, do not cause serious harm. Inhaled or swallowed foreign bodies may cause choking or bowel obstruction and may require medical care.

  • Bezoar (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye - foreign object in (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Foreign body in the nose (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Foreign object - inhaled or swallowed (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Splinter removal (Medical Encyclopedia)


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