ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S59.919

Unspecified injury of unspecified forearm

Diagnosis Code S59.919

ICD-10: S59.919
Short Description: Unspecified injury of unspecified forearm
Long Description: Unspecified injury of unspecified forearm
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S59.919

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the elbow and forearm (S50-S59)
      • Other and unspecified injuries of elbow and forearm (S59)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Injury of forearm
  • Injury of radius
  • Injury of ulna
  • Massive multi tissue damage lower arm
  • Severe multi tissue damage lower arm

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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