Injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord and nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level S34- >

Note
  • Code to highest level of lumbar cord injury
  • Injuries to the spinal cord (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.0

    Concussion and edema of lumbar and sacral spinal cord

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

    Other and unspecified injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S34.1
    ) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
Code Also
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  • any associated:
  • fracture of vertebra (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S22.0

    Fracture of thoracic vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    S22.0-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.0

    Fracture of lumbar vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of lumbar spine NOS
    S32.0-
    )
  • open wound of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S31
    • S31.0 Open wound of lower back and pelvis
    • S31.1 Open wound of abdominal wall without penetration into peritoneal cavity
    • S31.2 Open wound of penis
    • S31.3 Open wound of scrotum and testes
    • S31.4 Open wound of vagina and vulva
    • S31.5 Open wound of unspecified external genital organs
    • S31.6 Open wound of abdominal wall with penetration into peritoneal cavity
    • S31.8 Open wound of other parts of abdomen, lower back and pelvis
    S31.-
    )
  • transient paralysis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.5

    Transient paralysis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transient ischemic attack (G45.9)
    R29.5
    )
Codes
  • S34 Injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord and nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
    • S34.0 Concussion and edema of lumbar and sacral spinal cord
    • S34.1 Other and unspecified injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord
      • S34.10 Unspecified injury to lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.101 Unspecified injury to L1 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.102 Unspecified injury to L2 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.103 Unspecified injury to L3 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.104 Unspecified injury to L4 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.105 Unspecified injury to L5 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.109 Unspecified injury to unspecified level of lumbar spinal cord
      • S34.11 Complete lesion of lumbar spinal cord
      • S34.12 Incomplete lesion of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.121 Incomplete lesion of L1 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.122 Incomplete lesion of L2 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.123 Incomplete lesion of L3 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.124 Incomplete lesion of L4 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.125 Incomplete lesion of L5 level of lumbar spinal cord
        • S34.129 Incomplete lesion of unspecified level of lumbar spinal cord
      • S34.13 Other and unspecified injury to sacral spinal cord
    • S34.2 Injury of nerve root of lumbar and sacral spine
    • S34.3 Injury of cauda equina
    • S34.4 Injury of lumbosacral plexus
    • S34.5 Injury of lumbar, sacral and pelvic sympathetic nerves
    • S34.6 Injury of peripheral nerve(s) at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
    • S34.8 Injury of other nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
    • S34.9 Injury of unspecified nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level