ICD-10-CM Code for Fracture of femur S72

ICD-10 code S72 for Fracture of femur 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 femur
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 hip and thigh (S78.-)
Excludes2: fracture of lower leg and ankle (S82.-)
fracture of foot (S92.-)
periprosthetic fracture of prosthetic implant of hip (M97.0-)
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