AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 1; Ask the Editor
Metaphyseal Fracture of Proximal Humerus
A 4-year-old presented to the Emergency Department for pain due to fall onto the left shoulder and arm three weeks ago. The provider diagnosed proximal metaphyseal humeral fracture without displacement and minimal angulation. Metaphyseal fractures are not specifically classified in ICD-10-CM. What is the appropriate code assignment for a metaphyseal fracture of the left humerus? ...
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