2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T28.6XXA

Corrosion of esophagus, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • T28.6XXA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T28.6XXA became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T28.6XXA - other international versions of ICD-10 T28.6XXA may differ.
The following code(s) above T28.6XXA 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 T28.6XXA:
  • S00-T88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
  • T28
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T28

    Burn and corrosion of other internal organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify the source and intent of the burn (X00-X19, X75-X77, X96-X98)
    Burn and corrosion of other internal organs
  • T28.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T28.6

    Corrosion of esophagus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • (T51-T65) to identify chemical and intent
    Corrosion of esophagus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chemical burn of esophagus
ICD-10-CM T28.6XXA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 368 Major esophageal disorders with mcc
  • 369 Major esophageal disorders with cc
  • 370 Major esophageal disorders without cc/mcc

Convert T28.6XXA 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 T28.6XXA
T28.419S …… sequela
T28.49 Burn of other internal organ
T28.49XA …… initial encounter
T28.49XD …… subsequent encounter
T28.49XS …… sequela
T28.5 Corrosion of mouth and pharynx
T28.5XXA …… initial encounter
T28.5XXD …… subsequent encounter
T28.5XXS …… sequela
T28.6 Corrosion of esophagus
T28.6XXA …… initial encounter
T28.6XXD …… subsequent encounter
T28.6XXS …… sequela
T28.7 Corrosion of other parts of alimentary tract
T28.7XXA …… initial encounter
T28.7XXD …… subsequent encounter
T28.7XXS …… sequela
T28.8 Corrosion of internal genitourinary organs
T28.8XXA …… initial encounter
T28.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T28.8XXS …… sequela

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