• ICD-10 Code for Orbital Roof Fracture

    Question: Is there a diagnosis code for orbital roof fracture?

    Answer: Effective Oct. 1, 2019 you can now use S02.12 Fracture of orbital roof. For example, S02.121A is for the initial encounter of a closed right orbital roof fracture. The sixth character in the code indicates laterality (1 = right, 2 = left).  The seventh and final character provides state and type of fracture:

    • A for initial encounter, closed fracture
    • B for initial encounter, open fracture
    • D for subsequent encounter with routine healing
    • G for subsequent encounter with delayed healing
    • K for subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
    • S for sequela.

    Learn more about diagnoses in the ICD-10-CM for Ophthalmology.