2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.4XXA

Injury of thoracic sympathetic nervous system, initial encounter

The following code(s) above S24.4XXA 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 S24.4XXA:
  • S00-T88
    2018 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
    2018 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 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
  • S24.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.4

    Injury of thoracic sympathetic nervous system

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury of cardiac plexus
    • Injury of esophageal plexus
    • Injury of pulmonary plexus
    • Injury of stellate ganglion
    • Injury of thoracic sympathetic ganglion
    Injury of thoracic sympathetic nervous system
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM S24.4XXA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert S24.4XXA to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S24.4XXA
S24.159S …… sequela
S24.2 Injury of nerve root of thoracic spine
S24.2XXA …… initial encounter
S24.2XXD …… subsequent encounter
S24.2XXS …… sequela
S24.3 Injury of peripheral nerves of thorax
S24.3XXA …… initial encounter
S24.3XXD …… subsequent encounter
S24.3XXS …… sequela
S24.4 Injury of thoracic sympathetic nervous system
S24.4XXA …… initial encounter
S24.4XXD …… subsequent encounter
S24.4XXS …… sequela
S24.8 Injury of other specified nerves of thorax
S24.8XXA …… initial encounter
S24.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
S24.8XXS …… sequela
S24.9 Injury of unspecified nerve of thorax
S24.9XXA …… initial encounter
S24.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
S24.9XXS …… sequela

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