2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S70.352

Superficial foreign body, left thigh

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S70.352 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 S70.352 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S70.352 - other international versions of ICD-10 S70.352 may differ.
The following code(s) above S70.352 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 S70.352:
  • 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
  • S70-S79
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S70-S79

    Injuries to the hip and thigh

    Type 2 Excludes
    Injuries to the hip and thigh
  • S70.35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S70.35

    Superficial foreign body of thigh

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Splinter in the thigh
    Superficial foreign body of thigh
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 S70.352
S70.342S …… sequela
S70.349 External constriction, unspecified thigh
S70.349A …… initial encounter
S70.349D …… subsequent encounter
S70.349S …… sequela
S70.35 Superficial foreign body of thigh
S70.351 Superficial foreign body, right thigh
S70.351A …… initial encounter
S70.351D …… subsequent encounter
S70.351S …… sequela
S70.352 Superficial foreign body, left thigh
S70.352A …… initial encounter
S70.352D …… subsequent encounter
S70.352S …… sequela
S70.359 Superficial foreign body, unspecified thigh
S70.359A …… initial encounter
S70.359D …… subsequent encounter
S70.359S …… sequela
S70.36 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of thigh
S70.361 Insect bite (nonvenomous), right thigh
S70.361A …… initial encounter

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