AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; ICD-10-CM NEW/REVISED CODES

Dislocations and Sprains of Jaw

Subcategories S03.0, Dislocation of jaw, and S03.4, Sprain of jaw, have been expanded to allow the reporting of laterality of dislocations and/or sprains of the jaw. Codes from subcategory S03.0 include dislocations of the jaw, mandible or temporomandibular joint. The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) proposed adding codes to be able to report dislocation and sprain laterality of the temporomandibular joint as there are codes to specify laterality for fractures of other bones, joints and ligaments.  ...

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