2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.131

Anterior cord syndrome at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S24.131 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S24.131 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S24.131 - other international versions of ICD-10 S24.131 may differ.
The following code(s) above S24.131 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 S24.131:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
    2019 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
  • S24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24

    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • fracture of thoracic vertebra (S22.0-)
    • open wound of thorax (S21.-)
    • transient paralysis (R29.5)
    Note
    • Code to highest level of thoracic spinal cord injury
    • Injuries to the spinal cord (S24.0 and S24.1) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of brachial plexus (S14.3)
    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S24.131:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • spinal (cord)
      • thoracic S24.109
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.109

        Unspecified injury at unspecified level of thoracic spinal cord

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Injury of thoracic spinal cord NOS
        • anterior cord syndrome S24.139
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.139

          Anterior cord syndrome at unspecified level of thoracic spinal cord

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • T1 level S24.131

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S24.131
S24.113S …… sequela
S24.114 Complete lesion at T11-T12 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.114A …… initial encounter
S24.114D …… subsequent encounter
S24.114S …… sequela
S24.119 Complete lesion at unspecified level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.119A …… initial encounter
S24.119D …… subsequent encounter
S24.119S …… sequela
S24.13 Anterior cord syndrome of thoracic spinal cord
S24.131 Anterior cord syndrome at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.131A …… initial encounter
S24.131D …… subsequent encounter
S24.131S …… sequela
S24.132 Anterior cord syndrome at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.132A …… initial encounter
S24.132D …… subsequent encounter
S24.132S …… sequela
S24.133 Anterior cord syndrome at T7-T10 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.133A …… initial encounter
S24.133D …… subsequent encounter

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