Fracture of forearm S52

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Fracture of forearm" is "S52". S52 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • S52 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S52 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S52 - other international versions of ICD-10 S52 may differ.
Notes:
  • 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
Type 1 Excludes:
  • traumatic amputation of forearm (S58.-)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • fracture at wrist and hand level (S62.-)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.