ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S56.909A

Unsp inj unsp musc/fasc/tend at forarm lv, unsp arm, init

Diagnosis Code S56.909A

ICD-10: S56.909A
Short Description: Unsp inj unsp musc/fasc/tend at forarm lv, unsp arm, init
Long Description: Unspecified injury of unspecified muscles, fascia and tendons at forearm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S56.909A

Valid for Submission
The code S56.909A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the elbow and forearm (S50-S59)
      • Injury of muscle, fascia and tendon at forearm level (S56)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S56.909A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 913 - TRAUMATIC INJURY WITH MCC
  • 914 - TRAUMATIC INJURY WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Injury of multiple muscles and tendons at forearm level
  • Injury of muscle and tendon at forearm level
  • Mallet finger
  • Mallet finger
  • Mallet finger with closed tendon injury
  • Mallet finger with open tendon injury
  • Open wound of elbow with tendon involvement
  • Open wound of elbow, forearm and wrist
  • Open wound of elbow, forearm and wrist
  • Open wound of elbow, forearm and wrist
  • Open wound of forearm with tendon involvement
  • Open wound of lower arm with tendon involvement
  • Open wound of lower arm with tendon involvement
  • Rupture of extensor tendon of finger
  • Rupture of extensor tendon of finger

Information for Patients


Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, three of them are in your arm: the humerus, radius, and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons, and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall, or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Broken bones
  • Nerve problems
  • Osteoarthritis

You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder.

  • Arm CT scan (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Brachial plexopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Radial nerve dysfunction (Medical Encyclopedia)


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