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ICD-10-CM Code S37.1
Injury of ureter

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code S37.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of S37.1 that describes the diagnosis 'injury of ureter' in more detail.


The ICD code S37 is used to code Uterine perforation

Uterine perforation is a potential complication of any intrauterine procedure. It may be associated with injury to surrounding blood vessels or viscera such as the bladder or intestine. If not diagnosed at the time of the procedure it can occasionally result in massive hemorrhage or sepsis; however, the majority of uterine perforations are sub-clinical and safely resolve by themselves without treatment and do not cause any significant long-term damage. Risk factors include cervical stenosis during trans-cervical procedures or decreased strength of the myometrial wall as in pregnancy or menopause.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: 867.4, 867.5

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S37.1 - Injury of ureter'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S37.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: S37 - Injury of urinary and pelvic organs

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/S371