2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31.040A

Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • S31.040A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Pnctr w fb of low back and pelv w/o penet retroperiton, init
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM S31.040A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S31.040A - other international versions of ICD-10 S31.040A may differ.
The following code(s) above S31.040A 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 S31.040A:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
  • S30-S39
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S30-S39

    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals

    Includes
    • injuries to the abdominal wall
    • injuries to the anus
    • injuries to the buttock
    • injuries to the external genitalia
    • injuries to the flank
    • injuries to the groin
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in anus and rectum (T18.5)
    • effects of foreign body in genitourinary tract (T19.-)
    • effects of foreign body in stomach, small intestine and colon (T18.2-T18.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals
  • S31
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31

    Open wound of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic amputation of part of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (S38.2-, S38.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Open wound of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals
  • S31.040
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31.040

    Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis NOS
    Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum
ICD-10-CM S31.040A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S31.040A 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S31.040A
S31.030 Puncture wound without foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum
S31.030A …… initial encounter
S31.030D …… subsequent encounter
S31.030S …… sequela
S31.031 Puncture wound without foreign body of lower back and pelvis with penetration into retroperitoneum
S31.031A …… initial encounter
S31.031D …… subsequent encounter
S31.031S …… sequela
S31.04 Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis
S31.040 Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum
S31.040A …… initial encounter
S31.040D …… subsequent encounter
S31.040S …… sequela
S31.041 Puncture wound with foreign body of lower back and pelvis with penetration into retroperitoneum
S31.041A …… initial encounter
S31.041D …… subsequent encounter
S31.041S …… sequela
S31.05 Open bite of lower back and pelvis
S31.050 Open bite of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum
S31.050A …… initial encounter
S31.050D …… subsequent encounter

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