ICD-10-CM Code for Open wound of elbow and forearm S51

ICD-10 code S51 for Open wound of elbow and forearm 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 elbow and forearm
Code also any associated wound infection
Excludes1: open fracture of elbow and forearm (S52.- with open fracture 7th character)
traumatic amputation of elbow and forearm (S58.-)
Excludes2: open wound of wrist and hand (S61.-)
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