2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T24.121S

Burn of first degree of right knee, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T24.121S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T24.121S became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T24.121S - other international versions of ICD-10 T24.121S may differ.
The following code(s) above T24.121S 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 T24.121S:
  • 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
  • T20-T25
    2020 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
  • T24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T24

    Burn and corrosion of lower limb, except ankle and foot

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burn and corrosion of ankle and foot (T25.-)
    • burn and corrosion of hip region (T21.-)
    Burn and corrosion of lower limb, except ankle and foot
  • T24.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T24.1

    Burn of first degree of lower limb, except ankle and foot

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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 lower limb, except ankle and foot
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • T24.121S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T24.121S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 604 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast with mcc
  • 605 Trauma to the skin, subcutaneous tissue and breast without mcc

Convert T24.121S 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T24.121S
T24.112D …… subsequent encounter
T24.112S …… sequela
T24.119 Burn of first degree of unspecified thigh
T24.119A …… initial encounter
T24.119D …… subsequent encounter
T24.119S …… sequela
T24.12 Burn of first degree of knee
T24.121 Burn of first degree of right knee
T24.121A …… initial encounter
T24.121D …… subsequent encounter
T24.121S …… sequela
T24.122 Burn of first degree of left knee
T24.122A …… initial encounter
T24.122D …… subsequent encounter
T24.122S …… sequela
T24.129 Burn of first degree of unspecified knee
T24.129A …… initial encounter
T24.129D …… subsequent encounter
T24.129S …… sequela
T24.13 Burn of first degree of lower leg
T24.131 Burn of first degree of right lower leg

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