Injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord and nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level S34- >

Note
  • Code to highest level of lumbar cord injury
  • Injuries to the spinal cord (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.0

    Concussion and edema of lumbar and sacral spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S34.0
    and
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.1

    Other and unspecified injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S34.1
    ) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
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  • any associated:
  • fracture of vertebra (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S22.0

    Fracture of thoracic vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S22.0-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.0

    Fracture of lumbar vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of lumbar spine NOS
    S32.0-
    )
  • open wound of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31
    • S31.0 Open wound of lower back and pelvis
    • S31.1 Open wound of abdominal wall without penetration into peritoneal cavity
    • S31.2 Open wound of penis
    • S31.3 Open wound of scrotum and testes
    • S31.4 Open wound of vagina and vulva
    • S31.5 Open wound of unspecified external genital organs
    • S31.6 Open wound of abdominal wall with penetration into peritoneal cavity
    • S31.8 Open wound of other parts of abdomen, lower back and pelvis
    S31.-
    )
  • transient paralysis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.5

    Transient paralysis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transient ischemic attack (G45.9)
    R29.5
    )
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