ICD-10-CM Code for Open wound of thorax S21

ICD-10 code S21 for Open wound of thorax is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes .

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Open wound of thorax
Code also any associated injury, such as:
injury of heart (S26.-)
injury of intrathoracic organs (S27.-)
rib fracture (S22.3-, S22.4-)
spinal cord injury (S24.0-, S24.1-)
traumatic hemopneumothorax (S27.3)
traumatic hemothorax (S27.1)
traumatic pneumothorax (S27.0)
wound infection
Excludes1: traumatic amputation (partial) of thorax (S28.1)
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