ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S34.129A

Incomplete lesion of unsp level of lumbar spinal cord, init

Diagnosis Code S34.129A

ICD-10: S34.129A
Short Description: Incomplete lesion of unsp level of lumbar spinal cord, init
Long Description: Incomplete lesion of unspecified level of lumbar spinal cord, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S34.129A

Valid for Submission
The code S34.129A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals (S30-S39)
      • Inj lower spinl cord and nrv at abd, low back and pelv level (S34)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Anterior lumbar cord injury without bony injury
  • Central lumbar cord injury without bony injury
  • Closed fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Closed fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Closed fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Closed spinal dislocation with anterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal dislocation with central lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal dislocation with posterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal fracture with anterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal fracture with central lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal fracture with posterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal subluxation with anterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal subluxation with central lumbar cord lesion
  • Closed spinal subluxation with posterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Lumbar cord injury without spinal bone injury
  • Lumbar cord injury without spinal bone injury
  • Lumbar cord injury without spinal bone injury
  • Open dislocation of lumbar vertebra
  • Open dislocation of thoracic and/or lumbar spine
  • Open fracture of lumbar spine with incomplete lesion of lumbar spinal cord
  • Open fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Open fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Open fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Open fracture of lumbar vertebra with spinal cord injury
  • Open spinal dislocation with anterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal dislocation with central lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal dislocation with posterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal fracture with anterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal fracture with central lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal fracture with posterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal subluxation with anterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal subluxation with central lumbar cord lesion
  • Open spinal subluxation with posterior lumbar cord lesion
  • Posterior lumbar cord injury without bony injury
  • Spinal dislocation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal dislocation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal dislocation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal dislocation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal dislocation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal dislocation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with lumbar cord lesion
  • Traumatic dislocation of joint of lumbar vertebra

Information for Patients


Spinal Cord Injuries

Your spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of your back. It carries signals back and forth between your body and your brain. A spinal cord injury disrupts the signals. Spinal cord injuries usually begin with a blow that fractures or dislocates your vertebrae, the bone disks that make up your spine. Most injuries don't cut through your spinal cord. Instead, they cause damage when pieces of vertebrae tear into cord tissue or press down on the nerve parts that carry signals.

Spinal cord injuries can be complete or incomplete. With a complete spinal cord injury, the cord can't send signals below the level of the injury. As a result, you are paralyzed below the injury. With an incomplete injury, you have some movement and sensation below the injury.

A spinal cord injury is a medical emergency. Immediate treatment can reduce long-term effects. Treatments may include medicines, braces or traction to stabilize the spine, and surgery. Later treatment usually includes medicines and rehabilitation therapy. Mobility aids and assistive devices may help you to get around and do some daily tasks.

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