2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S39.021A

Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon of abdomen, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • S39.021A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon of abdomen, init
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S39.021A became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S39.021A - other international versions of ICD-10 S39.021A may differ.
The following code(s) above S39.021A 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 S39.021A:
  • 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
  • S39
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S39

    Other and unspecified injuries of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S31.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sprain of joints and ligaments of lumbar spine and pelvis (S33.-)
    Other and unspecified injuries of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abdominal muscle laceration
ICD-10-CM S39.021A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast 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 S39.021A 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S39.021A
S39.012 Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower back
S39.012A …… initial encounter
S39.012D …… subsequent encounter
S39.012S …… sequela
S39.013 Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of pelvis
S39.013A …… initial encounter
S39.013D …… subsequent encounter
S39.013S …… sequela
S39.02 Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon of abdomen, lower back and pelvis
S39.021 Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon of abdomen
S39.021A …… initial encounter
S39.021D …… subsequent encounter
S39.021S …… sequela
S39.022 Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower back
S39.022A …… initial encounter
S39.022D …… subsequent encounter
S39.022S …… sequela
S39.023 Laceration of muscle, fascia and tendon of pelvis
S39.023A …… initial encounter
S39.023D …… subsequent encounter
S39.023S …… sequela

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