2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S36.021A

Major contusion of spleen, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S36.021A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S36.021A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S36.021A - other international versions of ICD-10 S36.021A may differ.
The following code(s) above S36.021A 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 S36.021A:
  • 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
  • S36
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S36

    Injury of intra-abdominal organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S31.-)
    Injury of intra-abdominal organs
  • S36.021
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S36.021

    Major contusion of spleen

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Contusion of spleen greater than 2 cm
    Major contusion of spleen
Approximate Synonyms
  • Major spleen contusion (> 2 cm)
ICD-10-CM S36.021A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 814 Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders with mcc
  • 815 Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders with cc
  • 816 Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders without cc/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 S36.021A 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 S36.021A
S36.00 Unspecified injury of spleen
S36.00XA …… initial encounter
S36.00XD …… subsequent encounter
S36.00XS …… sequela
S36.02 Contusion of spleen
S36.020 Minor contusion of spleen
S36.020A …… initial encounter
S36.020D …… subsequent encounter
S36.020S …… sequela
S36.021 Major contusion of spleen
S36.021A …… initial encounter
S36.021D …… subsequent encounter
S36.021S …… sequela
S36.029 Unspecified contusion of spleen
S36.029A …… initial encounter
S36.029D …… subsequent encounter
S36.029S …… sequela
S36.03 Laceration of spleen
S36.030 Superficial (capsular) laceration of spleen
S36.030A …… initial encounter
S36.030D …… subsequent encounter

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