ICD-10-CM Code for Fracture of forearm S52

ICD-10 code S52 for Fracture of forearm is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes .

Fracture of forearm
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
The open fracture designations are based on the Gustilo open fracture classification
Excludes1: traumatic amputation of forearm (S58.-)
Excludes2: fracture at wrist and hand level (S62.-)
periprosthetic fracture around internal prosthetic elbow joint (M97.4)
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