2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T33.70XS

Superficial frostbite of unspecified knee and lower leg, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T33.70XS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Superficial frostbite of unsp knee and lower leg, sequela
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T33.70XS became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T33.70XS - other international versions of ICD-10 T33.70XS may differ.
The following code(s) above T33.70XS 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 T33.70XS:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
  • T33-T34
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range T33-T34

    Frostbite

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypothermia and other effects of reduced temperature (T68, T69.-)
    Frostbite
  • T33
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T33

    Superficial frostbite

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • frostbite with partial thickness skin loss
    Superficial frostbite
  • T33.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T33.7

    Superficial frostbite of knee and lower leg

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • superficial frostbite of ankle and foot (T33.8-)
    Superficial frostbite of knee and lower leg
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.
  • T33.70XS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T33.70XS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 922 Other injury, poisoning and toxic effect diagnoses with mcc
  • 923 Other injury, poisoning and toxic effect diagnoses without mcc

Convert T33.70XS 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T33.70XS
T33.61XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.61XS …… sequela
T33.62 Superficial frostbite of left hip and thigh
T33.62XA …… initial encounter
T33.62XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.62XS …… sequela
T33.7 Superficial frostbite of knee and lower leg
T33.70 Superficial frostbite of unspecified knee and lower leg
T33.70XA …… initial encounter
T33.70XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.70XS …… sequela
T33.71 Superficial frostbite of right knee and lower leg
T33.71XA …… initial encounter
T33.71XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.71XS …… sequela
T33.72 Superficial frostbite of left knee and lower leg
T33.72XA …… initial encounter
T33.72XD …… subsequent encounter
T33.72XS …… sequela
T33.8 Superficial frostbite of ankle, foot, and toe(s)
T33.81 Superficial frostbite of ankle

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