2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S38.1XXA

Crushing injury of abdomen, lower back, and pelvis, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • S38.1XXA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Crushing injury of abdomen, lower back, and pelvis, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S38.1XXA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S38.1XXA - other international versions of ICD-10 S38.1XXA may differ.
The following code(s) above S38.1XXA 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 S38.1XXA:
  • 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
  • S38
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S38

    Crushing injury and traumatic amputation of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • An amputation not identified as partial or complete should be coded to complete
    Crushing injury and traumatic amputation of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals
  • S38.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S38.1

    Crushing injury of abdomen, lower back, and pelvis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • crushing injury of external genital organs (S38.0-)
    Use Additional
    • code for all associated injuries, such as:
    • fracture of thoracic or lumbar spine and pelvis (S22.0-, S32.-)
    • injury to intra-abdominal organs (S36.-)
    • injury to urinary and pelvic organs (S37.-)
    • open wound of abdominal wall (S31.-)
    • spinal cord injury (S34.0, S34.1-)
    Crushing injury of abdomen, lower back, and pelvis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Crush injury of abdomen
  • Crush injury of low back
  • Crush injury of pelvic region
  • Crush injury of pelvis
  • Crushing injury of abdomen
ICD-10-CM S38.1XXA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury 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 S38.1XXA 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 S38.1XXA
S38.01XS …… sequela
S38.02 Crushing injury of scrotum and testis
S38.02XA …… initial encounter
S38.02XD …… subsequent encounter
S38.02XS …… sequela
S38.03 Crushing injury of vulva
S38.03XA …… initial encounter
S38.03XD …… subsequent encounter
S38.03XS …… sequela
S38.1 Crushing injury of abdomen, lower back, and pelvis
S38.1XXA …… initial encounter
S38.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
S38.1XXS …… sequela
S38.2 Traumatic amputation of external genital organs
S38.21 Traumatic amputation of female external genital organs
S38.211 Complete traumatic amputation of female external genital organs
S38.211A …… initial encounter
S38.211D …… subsequent encounter
S38.211S …… sequela
S38.212 Partial traumatic amputation of female external genital organs
S38.212A …… initial encounter

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