2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22.49

Corrosion of unspecified degree of multiple sites of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T22.49 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Corros unsp deg mult sites of shldr/up lmb, except wrs/hnd
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T22.49 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T22.49 - other international versions of ICD-10 T22.49 may differ.
The following code(s) above T22.49 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 T22.49:
  • 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
  • T22.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T22.4

    Corrosion of unspecified degree of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • (T51-T65) to identify chemical and intent
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify place (Y92)
    Corrosion of unspecified 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T22.49
T22.461D …… subsequent encounter
T22.461S …… sequela
T22.462 Corrosion of unspecified degree of left scapular region
T22.462A …… initial encounter
T22.462D …… subsequent encounter
T22.462S …… sequela
T22.469 Corrosion of unspecified degree of unspecified scapular region
T22.469A …… initial encounter
T22.469D …… subsequent encounter
T22.469S …… sequela
T22.49 Corrosion of unspecified degree of multiple sites of shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand
T22.491 Corrosion of unspecified degree of multiple sites of right shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand
T22.491A …… initial encounter
T22.491D …… subsequent encounter
T22.491S …… sequela
T22.492 Corrosion of unspecified degree of multiple sites of left shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand
T22.492A …… initial encounter
T22.492D …… subsequent encounter
T22.492S …… sequela
T22.499 Corrosion of unspecified degree of multiple sites of unspecified shoulder and upper limb, except wrist and hand
T22.499A …… initial encounter

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