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ICD-10-CM Code S00.93XA
Contusion of unspecified part of head, initial encounter

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

S00.93XA is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of contusion of unspecified part of head, initial encounter. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code S00 is used to code Bruise

A bruise, or contusion, is a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing blood to seep, hemorrhage, or extravasate into the surrounding interstitial tissues. Bruises, which do not blanch under pressure, can involve capillaries at the level of skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscle, or bone. Bruises are not to be confused with other similar-looking lesions primarily distinguished by their by their diameter or causation. These lesions include petechia (< 3 mm result from numerous and diverse etiologies such as adverse reactions from medications such as warfarin, straining, asphyxiation, platelet disorders and diseases such as cytomegalovirus), purpura (3 mm to 1 cm, classified as palpable purpura or non-palpable purpura and indicates various pathologic conditions such as thrombocytopenia), and ecchymosis (>1 cm caused blood dissecting through tissue planes and settled in an area remote from the site of trauma or pathology such as periorbital ecchymosis, i.e.,"raccoon eyes" , arising from a basilar skull fracture or from a neuroblastoma).

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: D003288, D003288, D003288, D003288, D003288
ICD 9 Codes: 920, 921, 922, 923, 924

Bruise on upper leg caused by a blunt object

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #604-605 - Trauma to the skin, subcut tissue and breast with MCC.
  • DRG Group #604-605 - Trauma to the skin, subcut tissue and breast without MCC.
  • DRG Group #955-965 - Other multiple significant trauma with MCC.
  • DRG Group #955-965 - Other multiple significant trauma with CC.
  • DRG Group #955-965 - Other multiple significant trauma without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Contusion of face, scalp, and neck except eye(s) (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code S00.93XA and a single ICD9 code, 920 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: S00.93 - Contusion of unspecified part of head

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