2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.502A

Corrosion of first degree of left hand, unspecified site, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • T23.502A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Corrosion of first degree of left hand, unsp site, init
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T23.502A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T23.502A - other international versions of ICD-10 T23.502A may differ.
The following code(s) above T23.502A 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 T23.502A:
  • 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
  • T23.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T23.5

    Corrosion of first degree of 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 first degree of wrist and hand
Approximate Synonyms
  • First degree chemical burn of left hand
ICD-10-CM T23.502A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 935 Non-extensive burns

Convert T23.502A 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T23.502A
T23.499A …… initial encounter
T23.499D …… subsequent encounter
T23.499S …… sequela
T23.5 Corrosion of first degree of wrist and hand
T23.50 Corrosion of first degree of hand, unspecified site
T23.501 Corrosion of first degree of right hand, unspecified site
T23.501A …… initial encounter
T23.501D …… subsequent encounter
T23.501S …… sequela
T23.502 Corrosion of first degree of left hand, unspecified site
T23.502A …… initial encounter
T23.502D …… subsequent encounter
T23.502S …… sequela
T23.509 Corrosion of first degree of unspecified hand, unspecified site
T23.509A …… initial encounter
T23.509D …… subsequent encounter
T23.509S …… sequela
T23.51 Corrosion of first degree of thumb (nail)
T23.511 Corrosion of first degree of right thumb (nail)
T23.511A …… initial encounter
T23.511D …… subsequent encounter

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