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