2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.142D

Brown-Sequard syndrome at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord, subsequent encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S24.142D is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Brown-Sequard syndrome at T2-T6, subs
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S24.142D became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S24.142D - other international versions of ICD-10 S24.142D may differ.
The following code(s) above S24.142D 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 S24.142D:
  • 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
  • S24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24

    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • S24.142D is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S24.142D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 949 Aftercare with cc/mcc
  • 950 Aftercare without cc/mcc

Convert S24.142D 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S24.142D
S24.139A …… initial encounter
S24.139D …… subsequent encounter
S24.139S …… sequela
S24.14 Brown-Séquard syndrome of thoracic spinal cord
S24.141 Brown-Séquard syndrome at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.141A Brown-Sequard syndrome at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
S24.141D Brown-Sequard syndrome at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord, subsequent encounter
S24.141S Brown-Sequard syndrome at T1 level of thoracic spinal cord, sequela
S24.142 Brown-Séquard syndrome at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.142A Brown-Sequard syndrome at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
S24.142D Brown-Sequard syndrome at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord, subsequent encounter
S24.142S Brown-Sequard syndrome at T2-T6 level of thoracic spinal cord, sequela
S24.143 Brown-Séquard syndrome at T7-T10 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.143A Brown-Sequard syndrome at T7-T10 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
S24.143D Brown-Sequard syndrome at T7-T10 level of thoracic spinal cord, subsequent encounter
S24.143S Brown-Sequard syndrome at T7-T10 level of thoracic spinal cord, sequela
S24.144 Brown-Séquard syndrome at T11-T12 level of thoracic spinal cord
S24.144A Brown-Sequard syndrome at T11-T12 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
S24.144D Brown-Sequard syndrome at T11-T12 level of thoracic spinal cord, subsequent encounter
S24.144S Brown-Sequard syndrome at T11-T12 level of thoracic spinal cord, sequela
S24.149 Brown-Séquard syndrome at unspecified level of thoracic spinal cord

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