2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S28

Crushing injury of thorax, and traumatic amputation of part of thorax

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S28 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Crushing inj thorax, and traumatic amp of part of thorax
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S28 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S28 - other international versions of ICD-10 S28 may differ.
The following code(s) above S28 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 S28:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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

    • 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S28
S27.898D …… subsequent encounter
S27.898S …… sequela
S27.899 Unspecified injury of other specified intrathoracic organs
S27.899A …… initial encounter
S27.899D …… subsequent encounter
S27.899S …… sequela
S27.9 Injury of unspecified intrathoracic organ
S27.9XXA …… initial encounter
S27.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
S27.9XXS …… sequela
S28 Crushing injury of thorax, and traumatic amputation of part of thorax
S28.0 Crushed chest
S28.0XXA …… initial encounter
S28.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
S28.0XXS …… sequela
S28.1 Traumatic amputation (partial) of part of thorax, except breast
S28.1XXA …… initial encounter
S28.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
S28.1XXS …… sequela
S28.2 Traumatic amputation of breast
S28.21 Complete traumatic amputation of breast

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