2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T75.0

Effects of lightning

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T75.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T75.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T75.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 T75.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Struck by lightning
The following code(s) above T75.0 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 T75.0:
  • 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
  • T75
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T75

    Other and unspecified effects of other external causes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adverse effects NEC (T78.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other and unspecified effects of other external causes
Clinical Information
  • Accidental injuries caused by brief high-voltage electrical discharges during thunderstorms. Cardiopulmonary arrest, coma and other neurologic symptoms, myocardial necrosis, and dermal burns are common. Prompt treatment of the acute sequelae, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is indicated for survival.
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

External Cause Index entries containing back-references to T75.0:
  • Accident (to) X58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X58

    Exposure to other specified factors

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Accident NOS
    • Exposure NOS
  • Burn, burned, burning (accidental) (by) (from) (on)
  • Exposure (to) X58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X58

    Exposure to other specified factors

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Accident NOS
    • Exposure NOS
    • electric current W86.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code W86.8

      Exposure to other electric current

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Exposure to wiring and appliances in or on farm (not farmhouse)
      • Exposure to wiring and appliances outdoors
      • Exposure to wiring and appliances in or on public building
      • Exposure to wiring and appliances in or on residential institutions
      • Exposure to wiring and appliances in or on schools
      • lightning T75.0
    • lightning T75.0
  • Forces of nature X39.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X39.8

    Other exposure to forces of nature

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Lightning (shock) (stroke) (struck by) T75.0
  • Struck (accidentally)
  • Thunderbolt T75.0
  • Victim (of)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T75.0
T74.9 Unspecified maltreatment, confirmed
T74.91 Unspecified adult maltreatment, confirmed
T74.91XA …… initial encounter
T74.91XD …… subsequent encounter
T74.91XS …… sequela
T74.92 Unspecified child maltreatment, confirmed
T74.92XA …… initial encounter
T74.92XD …… subsequent encounter
T74.92XS …… sequela
T75 Other and unspecified effects of other external causes
T75.0 Effects of lightning
T75.00 Unspecified effects of lightning
T75.00XA …… initial encounter
T75.00XD …… subsequent encounter
T75.00XS …… sequela
T75.01 Shock due to being struck by lightning
T75.01XA …… initial encounter
T75.01XD …… subsequent encounter
T75.01XS …… sequela
T75.09 Other effects of lightning
T75.09XA …… initial encounter

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