2020 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DDN3ZX

Extraction of Sigmoid Colon, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0DDN3ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of extraction of sigmoid colon, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0DDN3ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the extraction operation. The applicable bodypart is sigmoid colon.

Short Description:Extraction of Sigmoid Colon, Percutaneous Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Extraction of Sigmoid Colon, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Replacement Code

0DDN3ZX replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-PCS code(s):

  • 0DBN3ZX - Excision of Sigmoid Colon, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System D Gastrointestinal System
3 Operation D Extraction

Pulling or stripping out or off all or a portion of a body part by the use of force

The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify extraction procedures that are biopsies


  • Dilation and curettage, vein stripping

4 BodyPart N Sigmoid Colon


  • Rectosigmoid junction
  • Sigmoid flexure

5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier X Diagnostic

Convert 0DDN3ZX to ICD-9-PCS

The following crosswalk between ICD-10-PCS to ICD-9-PCS is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

What is ICD-10-PCS?

The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a catalog of procedural codes used by medical professionals for hospital inpatient healthcare settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintain the catalog in the U.S. releasing yearly updates. This 2020 ICD-10-PCS code is to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

Each ICD-10-PCS code has a structure of seven alphanumeric characters and contains no decimals. The first character defines the major "section". Depending on the "section" the second through seventh characters mean different things.