icd 10 code for right zygomatic fracture

by Jaida Kuphal DDS 9 min read

S02.40E is a non-billable ICD-10 code for Zygomatic fracture, right side.

Zygomatic fracture, right side, initial encounter for closed fracture. S02. 40EA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM S02.

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What is a zygomatic fracture?

Fracture of the zygomatic bone is a common fracture of the facial skeleton; the zygomatic bone forms the most anterolateral projection one on each side of the middle face. The zygomatic bone is attached to the maxilla at the zygomaticomaxillary (ZM) suture and alveolus forming the zygomaticomaxillary buttress.

What is the ICD-10 code for left zygomatic arch fracture?

S02.40FAICD-10 Code for Zygomatic fracture, left side, initial encounter for closed fracture- S02. 40FA- Codify by AAPC.

What is a Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture ICD-10?

ICD-10 Code for Fracture of malar, maxillary and zygoma bones- S02. 4- Codify by AAPC.

What is closed fracture of zygomatic arch?

Fractures of the ZMC or zygomatic arch can often lead to unsightly malar depression, which should be corrected to restore a normal facial contour. ZMC fractures can also cause significant functional issues, including trismus, enophthalmos and/or diplopia, and paresthesias of the infraorbital nerve.

Is the zygomatic arch part of the temporal bone?

In anatomy, the zygomatic arch, or cheek bone, is a part of the skull formed by the zygomatic process of the temporal bone (a bone extending forward from the side of the skull, over the opening of the ear) and the temporal process of the zygomatic bone (the side of the cheekbone), the two being united by an oblique ...

Where is the zygomatic arch?

zygomatic arch, bridge of bone extending from the temporal bone at the side of the head around to the maxilla (upper jawbone) in front and including the zygomatic (cheek) bone as a major portion.

What does the zygomatic bone articulate with?

The zygomatic bone articulates with the sphenoid bone, maxilla, frontal bone, and temporal bone to form the lateral wall of the floor of the orbit, part of the temporal and infratemporal fossa, and the prominence of the cheek.

What is a tripod fracture of the face?

Probably the most common facial fracture is the tripod or zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture, so called because it involves separation of all three major attachments of the zygoma to the rest of the face.

How is a zygomatic fracture diagnosed?

ZMC fractures can be diagnosed based on history of ocular trauma and by radiologic confirmation, most commonly a non contrast maxillofacial CT scan. Other associated facial fractures occur in ~25% of patients who sustain ZMC fractures. Step-offs around the zygomatic arch are strong clinical indicators for ZMC fracture.

What is the right zygoma?

The zygomatic bone (zygoma) is an irregularly shaped bone of the skull. It is often referred to as the cheekbone, and it comprises the prominence just below the lateral side of the orbit.

Can you fracture your zygomatic bone?

Following fractures of the nasal bone, zygomatic fractures are the second most common fractures of the face and predominantly occur in males during their twenties and thirties. The zygomatic bone, in particular the malar eminence, plays an important part in the appearance of our faces.

What is the most common facial fracture?

After the nasal bones, the mandible is the most common site of facial fractures; mandibular fractures often require open reduction.