2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S35.231

Minor laceration of inferior mesenteric artery

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S35.231 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 S35.231 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S35.231 - other international versions of ICD-10 S35.231 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Incomplete transection of inferior mesenteric artery
  • Laceration of inferior mesenteric artery NOS
  • Superficial laceration of inferior mesenteric artery
The following code(s) above S35.231 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 S35.231:
  • 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
  • S35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S35

    Injury of blood vessels at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S31.-)
    Injury of blood vessels at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S35.231:
  • Injury T14.90
    - see also specified injury type
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.90

    Injury, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Injury NOS
    • mesenteric
      • artery
        • inferior S35.239
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S35.239

          Unspecified injury of inferior mesenteric artery

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S35.231
S35.222S …… sequela
S35.228 Other injury of superior mesenteric artery
S35.228A …… initial encounter
S35.228D …… subsequent encounter
S35.228S …… sequela
S35.229 Unspecified injury of superior mesenteric artery
S35.229A …… initial encounter
S35.229D …… subsequent encounter
S35.229S …… sequela
S35.23 Injury of inferior mesenteric artery
S35.231 Minor laceration of inferior mesenteric artery
S35.231A …… initial encounter
S35.231D …… subsequent encounter
S35.231S …… sequela
S35.232 Major laceration of inferior mesenteric artery
S35.232A …… initial encounter
S35.232D …… subsequent encounter
S35.232S …… sequela
S35.238 Other injury of inferior mesenteric artery
S35.238A …… initial encounter
S35.238D …… subsequent encounter

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