2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S29.012

Strain of muscle and tendon of back wall of thorax

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S29.012 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 S29.012 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S29.012 - other international versions of ICD-10 S29.012 may differ.
The following code(s) above S29.012 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 S29.012:
  • 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
  • S29
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S29

    Other and unspecified injuries of thorax

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S21.-)
    Other and unspecified injuries of 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S29.012:
  • 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
    • muscle (and fascia) (and tendon)
      • thorax (level) S29.009
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S29.009

        Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of unspecified wall of thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • strain S29.019
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S29.019

          Strain of muscle and tendon of unspecified wall of thorax

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • back wall S29.012

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S29.012
S29.002S …… sequela
S29.009 Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of unspecified wall of thorax
S29.009A …… initial encounter
S29.009D …… subsequent encounter
S29.009S …… sequela
S29.01 Strain of muscle and tendon of thorax
S29.011 Strain of muscle and tendon of front wall of thorax
S29.011A …… initial encounter
S29.011D …… subsequent encounter
S29.011S …… sequela
S29.012 Strain of muscle and tendon of back wall of thorax
S29.012A …… initial encounter
S29.012D …… subsequent encounter
S29.012S …… sequela
S29.019 Strain of muscle and tendon of unspecified wall of thorax
S29.019A …… initial encounter
S29.019D …… subsequent encounter
S29.019S …… sequela
S29.02 Laceration of muscle and tendon of thorax
S29.021 Laceration of muscle and tendon of front wall of thorax
S29.021A …… initial encounter

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