2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22.121

Burn of first degree of right elbow

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T22.121 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T22.121 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T22.121 - other international versions of ICD-10 T22.121 may differ.
The following code(s) above T22.121 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 T22.121:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
  • T20-T25
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range T20-T25

    Burns and corrosions of external body surface, specified by site

    Includes
    • burns and corrosions of first degree [erythema]
    • burns and corrosions of second degree [blisters][epidermal loss]
    • burns and corrosions of third degree [deep necrosis of underlying tissue] [full- thickness skin loss]
    Use Additional
    • code from category T31 or T32 to identify extent of body surface involved
    Burns and corrosions of external body surface, specified by site
  • T22
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22

    Burn and corrosion of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burn and corrosion of interscapular region (T21.-)
    • burn and corrosion of wrist and hand (T23.-)
    Burn and corrosion of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand
  • T22.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22.1

    Burn of first degree of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify the source, place and intent of the burn (X00-X19, X75-X77, X96-X98, Y92)
    Burn of first degree of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T22.121:
  • Burn (electricity) (flame) (hot gas, liquid or hot object) (radiation) (steam) (thermal) T30.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T30.0

    Burn of unspecified body region, unspecified degree

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • This code is not for inpatient use. Code to specified site and degree of burns
    • Burn NOS
    • Multiple burns NOS
    • elbow T22.029
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22.029

      Burn of unspecified degree of unspecified elbow

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • right T22.021
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22.021

        Burn of unspecified degree of right elbow

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • first degree T22.121

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T22.121
T22.111S …… sequela
T22.112 Burn of first degree of left forearm
T22.112A …… initial encounter
T22.112D …… subsequent encounter
T22.112S …… sequela
T22.119 Burn of first degree of unspecified forearm
T22.119A …… initial encounter
T22.119D …… subsequent encounter
T22.119S …… sequela
T22.12 Burn of first degree of elbow
T22.121 Burn of first degree of right elbow
T22.121A …… initial encounter
T22.121D …… subsequent encounter
T22.121S …… sequela
T22.122 Burn of first degree of left elbow
T22.122A …… initial encounter
T22.122D …… subsequent encounter
T22.122S …… sequela
T22.129 Burn of first degree of unspecified elbow
T22.129A …… initial encounter
T22.129D …… subsequent encounter

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