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ICD-10-CM Code S32.1
Fracture of sacrum

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code S32.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of S32.1 that describes the diagnosis 'fracture of sacrum' in more detail.


The ICD code S32 is used to code Abdominal trauma

Abdominal trauma is an injury to the abdomen. It may be blunt or penetrating and may involve damage to the abdominal organs. Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, tenderness, rigidity, and bruising of the external abdomen. Abdominal trauma presents a risk of severe blood loss and infection. Diagnosis may involve ultrasonography, computed tomography, and peritoneal lavage, and treatment may involve surgery. Injury to the lower chest may cause splenic or liver injuries.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Code: D000007
ICD 9 Code: 868

Abdominal trauma resulting in a right kidney contusion (open arrow) and blood surrounding the kidney (closed arrow) as seen on CT.

Coding Notes for S32.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
For vertical fractures, code to most medial fracture extension
Use two codes if both a vertical and transverse fracture are present
Code Also Note:
Code Also
A Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
Any associated fracture of pelvic ring See code S32.8-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S32.1 - Fracture of sacrum'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S32.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: S32 - Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/S321