2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.3XXS

Injury of cauda equina, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • S34.3XXS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S34.3XXS became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S34.3XXS - other international versions of ICD-10 S34.3XXS may differ.
The following code(s) above S34.3XXS 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 S34.3XXS:
  • 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
  • S30-S39
    2019 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
  • S34
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34

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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • fracture of vertebra (S22.0-, S32.0-)
    • open wound of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (S31.-)
    • transient paralysis (R29.5)
    Note
    • Code to highest level of lumbar cord injury
    • Injuries to the spinal cord (S34.0 and S34.1) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
    Injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord and nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • S34.3XXS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM S34.3XXS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc

Convert S34.3XXS 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S34.3XXS
S34.21XA …… initial encounter
S34.21XD …… subsequent encounter
S34.21XS …… sequela
S34.22 Injury of nerve root of sacral spine
S34.22XA …… initial encounter
S34.22XD …… subsequent encounter
S34.22XS …… sequela
S34.3 Injury of cauda equina
S34.3XXA …… initial encounter
S34.3XXD …… subsequent encounter
S34.3XXS …… sequela
S34.4 Injury of lumbosacral plexus
S34.4XXA …… initial encounter
S34.4XXD …… subsequent encounter
S34.4XXS …… sequela
S34.5 Injury of lumbar, sacral and pelvic sympathetic nerves
S34.5XXA …… initial encounter
S34.5XXD …… subsequent encounter
S34.5XXS …… sequela
S34.6 Injury of peripheral nerve(s) at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
S34.6XXA …… initial encounter

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