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ICD-10-CM Code S72.06
Articular fracture of head of femur

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 S72.06 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of S72.06 that describes the diagnosis 'articular fracture of head of femur' in more detail.

The ICD code S720 is used to code Hip fracture

A hip fracture is a serious femoral fracture that occurs in the proximal end of the femur (the long bone running through the thigh), near the hip.

MeSH Code: 68006620

AP hip radiograph demonstrating an intertrochanteric fracture

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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S72.06 - Articular fracture of head of femur'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S72.06. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: S72.0 - Fracture of head and neck of femur

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