2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S20.17

Other superficial bite of breast

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S20.17 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S20.17 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S20.17 - other international versions of ICD-10 S20.17 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as S20.17. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • open bite of breast (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.05

    Open bite of breast

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of breast NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of breast (S20.17)
    S21.05-
    )
The following code(s) above S20.17 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 S20.17:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
  • S20-S29
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S20-S29

    Injuries to the thorax

    Includes
    • injuries of breast
    • injuries of chest (wall)
    • injuries of interscapular area
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in bronchus (T17.5)
    • effects of foreign body in esophagus (T18.1)
    • effects of foreign body in lung (T17.8)
    • effects of foreign body in trachea (T17.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • injuries of axilla
    • injuries of clavicle
    • injuries of scapular region
    • injuries of shoulder
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the thorax
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S20.17:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S21.05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.05

    Open bite of breast

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of breast NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of breast (S20.17)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S20.17:
  • Bite(s) (animal) (human)
    • breast S21.05-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.05-

      Open bite of breast

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bite of breast NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • superficial bite of breast (S20.17)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S20.17
S20.161D …… subsequent encounter
S20.161S …… sequela
S20.162 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of breast, left breast
S20.162A …… initial encounter
S20.162D …… subsequent encounter
S20.162S …… sequela
S20.169 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of breast, unspecified breast
S20.169A …… initial encounter
S20.169D …… subsequent encounter
S20.169S …… sequela
S20.17 Other superficial bite of breast
S20.171 Other superficial bite of breast, right breast
S20.171A …… initial encounter
S20.171D …… subsequent encounter
S20.171S …… sequela
S20.172 Other superficial bite of breast, left breast
S20.172A …… initial encounter
S20.172D …… subsequent encounter
S20.172S …… sequela
S20.179 Other superficial bite of breast, unspecified breast
S20.179A …… initial encounter

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