2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T33.4

Superficial frostbite of arm

Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (T33.4) and the excluded code together.
  • superficial frostbite of wrist and hand (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T33.5

    Superficial frostbite of wrist, hand, and fingers

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T33.5-
    )
The following code(s) above T33.4 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T33.4:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T33-T34
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range T33-T34

    Frostbite

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypothermia and other effects of reduced temperature (T68, T69.-)
    Frostbite
  • T33
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T33

    Superficial frostbite

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • frostbite with partial thickness skin loss
    Superficial frostbite
Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T33.4:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T33.4
T33.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T33.1XXS …… sequela
T33.2 Superficial frostbite of thorax
T33.2XXA …… initial encounter
T33.2XXD …… subsequent encounter
T33.2XXS …… sequela
T33.3 Superficial frostbite of abdominal wall, lower back and pelvis
T33.3XXA …… initial encounter
T33.3XXD …… subsequent encounter
T33.3XXS …… sequela
T33.4 Superficial frostbite of arm
T33.40 Superficial frostbite of unspecified arm
T33.40XA …… initial encounter
T33.40XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.40XS …… sequela
T33.41 Superficial frostbite of right arm
T33.41XA …… initial encounter
T33.41XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.41XS …… sequela
T33.42 Superficial frostbite of left arm
T33.42XA …… initial encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.