2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S10.15XA

Superficial foreign body of throat, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S10.15XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S10.15XA became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S10.15XA - other international versions of ICD-10 S10.15XA may differ.
The following code(s) above S10.15XA 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 S10.15XA:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
  • S10-S19
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S10-S19

    Injuries to the neck

    Includes
    • injuries of nape
    • injuries of supraclavicular region
    • injuries of throat
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in esophagus (T18.1)
    • effects of foreign body in larynx (T17.3)
    • effects of foreign body in pharynx (T17.2)
    • effects of foreign body in trachea (T17.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the neck
  • S10.15
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S10.15

    Superficial foreign body of throat

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Splinter in the throat
    Superficial foreign body of throat
Approximate Synonyms
  • Superficial foreign body of throat
  • Superficial foreign body of throat with infection
ICD-10-CM S10.15XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S10.15XA to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S10.15XA
S10.11XS …… sequela
S10.12 Blister (nonthermal) of throat
S10.12XA …… initial encounter
S10.12XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.12XS …… sequela
S10.14 External constriction of part of throat
S10.14XA …… initial encounter
S10.14XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.14XS …… sequela
S10.15 Superficial foreign body of throat
S10.15XA …… initial encounter
S10.15XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.15XS …… sequela
S10.16 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of throat
S10.16XA …… initial encounter
S10.16XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.16XS …… sequela
S10.17 Other superficial bite of throat
S10.17XA …… initial encounter
S10.17XD …… subsequent encounter
S10.17XS …… sequela

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