ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S20.429A

Blister (nonthermal) of unsp back wall of thorax, init

Diagnosis Code S20.429A

ICD-10: S20.429A
Short Description: Blister (nonthermal) of unsp back wall of thorax, init
Long Description: Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified back wall of thorax, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S20.429A

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the thorax (S20-S29)
      • Superficial injury of thorax (S20)

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Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S20.429A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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Skin Conditions

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  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

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NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers

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