2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S33.1

Subluxation and dislocation of lumbar vertebra

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S33.1 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S33.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S33.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 S33.1 may differ.
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • any associated:
  • open wound of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31

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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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
    S31
    )
  • spinal cord injury (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.0

    Concussion and edema of thoracic spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S24.0
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24.1

    Other and unspecified injuries of thoracic spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S24.1-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.0

    Concussion and edema of lumbar and sacral spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S34.0-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.1

    Other and unspecified injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S34.1-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (S33.1) and the excluded code together.
  • fracture of lumbar vertebrae (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.0

    Fracture of lumbar vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of lumbar spine NOS
    S32.0-
    )
The following code(s) above S33.1 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 S33.1:
  • 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
  • S30-S39
    2020 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
  • S33
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S33

    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of lumbar spine and pelvis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound
    Includes
    • avulsion of joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    • laceration of cartilage, joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    • sprain of cartilage, joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    • traumatic hemarthrosis of joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    • traumatic rupture of joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    • traumatic subluxation of joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    • traumatic tear of joint or ligament of lumbar spine and pelvis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • nontraumatic rupture or displacement of lumbar intervertebral disc NOS (M51.-)
    • obstetric damage to pelvic joints and ligaments (O71.6)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of hip (S73.-)
    • strain of muscle of lower back and pelvis (S39.01-)
    Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of lumbar spine and pelvis
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
Code annotations containing back-references to S33.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M43.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.1

    Spondylolisthesis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute traumatic of lumbosacral region (S33.1)
    • acute traumatic of sites other than lumbosacral- code to Fracture, vertebra, by region
    • congenital spondylolisthesis (Q76.2)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S33.1
S32.9XXB …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.9XXD …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S32.9XXG …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.9XXK …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S32.9XXS …… sequela
S33 Dislocation and sprain of joints and ligaments of lumbar spine and pelvis
S33.0 Traumatic rupture of lumbar intervertebral disc
S33.0XXA …… initial encounter
S33.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
S33.0XXS …… sequela
S33.1 Subluxation and dislocation of lumbar vertebra
S33.10 Subluxation and dislocation of unspecified lumbar vertebra
S33.100 Subluxation of unspecified lumbar vertebra
S33.100A …… initial encounter
S33.100D …… subsequent encounter
S33.100S …… sequela
S33.101 Dislocation of unspecified lumbar vertebra
S33.101A …… initial encounter
S33.101D …… subsequent encounter
S33.101S …… sequela
S33.11 Subluxation and dislocation of L1/L2 lumbar vertebra

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