2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S20.47

Other superficial bite of back wall of thorax

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S20.47 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S20.47 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S20.47 - other international versions of ICD-10 S20.47 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 S20.47. 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 back wall of thorax (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.24

    Puncture wound with foreign body of back wall of thorax without penetration into thoracic cavity

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S21.24
    )
The following code(s) above S20.47 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 S20.47:
  • 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
  • S20-S29
    2021 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to S20.47:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S21.25
    , S21.45
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.25

    Open bite of back wall of thorax without penetration into thoracic cavity

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of back wall of thorax NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of back wall of thorax (S20.47)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.45

    Open bite of back wall of thorax with penetration into thoracic cavity

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bite of back wall of thorax NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • superficial bite of back wall of thorax (S20.47)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S20.47:
  • Bite(s) (animal) (human)
    • thorax, thoracic (wall) S21.95
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S21.95

      Open bite of unspecified part of thorax

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • superficial bite of thorax (S20.97)
      • superficial NEC S20.97
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S20.97

        Other superficial bite of unspecified parts of thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Type 1 Excludes
        • open bite of thorax NOS (S21.95)
        • back S20.47-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S20.47
S20.461D …… subsequent encounter
S20.461S …… sequela
S20.462 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left back wall of thorax
S20.462A …… initial encounter
S20.462D …… subsequent encounter
S20.462S …… sequela
S20.469 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified back wall of thorax
S20.469A …… initial encounter
S20.469D …… subsequent encounter
S20.469S …… sequela
S20.47 Other superficial bite of back wall of thorax
S20.471 Other superficial bite of right back wall of thorax
S20.471A …… initial encounter
S20.471D …… subsequent encounter
S20.471S …… sequela
S20.472 Other superficial bite of left back wall of thorax
S20.472A …… initial encounter
S20.472D …… subsequent encounter
S20.472S …… sequela
S20.479 Other superficial bite of unspecified back wall of thorax
S20.479A …… initial encounter

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