ICD-10-CM Code for Fracture of rib(s), sternum and thoracic spine S22

ICD-10 code S22 for Fracture of rib(s), sternum and thoracic spine is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes .

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Fracture of rib(s), sternum and thoracic spine
Note: A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
A fracture not indicated as open or closed should be coded to closed
Code first any associated:
injury of intrathoracic organ (S27.-)
spinal cord injury (S24.0-, S24.1-)
Includes: fracture of thoracic neural arch
fracture of thoracic spinous process
fracture of thoracic transverse process
fracture of thoracic vertebra
fracture of thoracic vertebral arch
Excludes1: transection of thorax (S28.1)
Excludes2: fracture of clavicle (S42.0-)
fracture of scapula (S42.1-)
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