ICD-10-CM Code S36.42
Contusion of small intestine
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code S36.42 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S36.42 that describes the diagnosis 'contusion of small intestine' in more detail.
- S36.42 Contusion of small intestine NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code S36 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.
|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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S36.42 - Contusion of small intestine'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S36.42. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.