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ICD-10-CM Code S39.9
Unspecified injury of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

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 S39.9 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of S39.9 that describes the diagnosis 'unsp inj abdomen, low back, pelvis and external genitals' in more detail.


The ICD code S39 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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Self-mutilation of genitalia (finding)
  • Traumatic hematoma of testis (disorder)
  • Blunt injury of abdomen (disorder)
  • Traumatic injury to vulva during pregnancy (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'S39.9 - Unspecified injury of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code S39.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: S39 - Other and unspecified injuries of abdomen, lower back, pelvis and external genitals

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/S399