2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34.9XXA

Injury of unspecified nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S34.9XXA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Inj unsp nerves at abdomen, low back and pelvis level, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S34.9XXA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S34.9XXA - other international versions of ICD-10 S34.9XXA may differ.
The following code(s) above S34.9XXA 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 S34.9XXA:
  • 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
  • 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 2020 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nerve injury of abdomen
  • Nerve injury, abdomen
ICD-10-CM S34.9XXA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 073 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with mcc
  • 074 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without mcc
  • 955 Craniotomy for multiple significant trauma
  • 956 Limb reattachment, hip and femur procedures for multiple significant trauma
  • 957 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 958 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 959 Other o.r. Procedures for multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc
  • 963 Other multiple significant trauma with mcc
  • 964 Other multiple significant trauma with cc
  • 965 Other multiple significant trauma without cc/mcc

Convert S34.9XXA 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S34.9XXA
S34.5XXS …… sequela
S34.6 Injury of peripheral nerve(s) at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
S34.6XXA …… initial encounter
S34.6XXD …… subsequent encounter
S34.6XXS …… sequela
S34.8 Injury of other nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
S34.8XXA …… initial encounter
S34.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
S34.8XXS …… sequela
S34.9 Injury of unspecified nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
S34.9XXA …… initial encounter
S34.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
S34.9XXS …… sequela
S35 Injury of blood vessels at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
S35.0 Injury of abdominal aorta
S35.00 Unspecified injury of abdominal aorta
S35.00XA …… initial encounter
S35.00XD …… subsequent encounter
S35.00XS …… sequela
S35.01 Minor laceration of abdominal aorta
S35.01XA …… initial encounter

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