Valid for Submission
S36.90XD is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified injury of unspecified intra-abdominal organ, subsequent encounter. The code S36.90XD is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code S36.90XD might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abdominal cavity injury, crushing injury of abdomen, gastrointestinal and digestive injury, injury of gastrointestinal tract, injury of gastrointestinal tract with open wound into abdominal cavity , injury of gastrointestinal tract without open wound into abdominal cavity, etc. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
S36.90XD is a subsequent encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used after the patient has completed active treatment for a condition like unspecified injury of unspecified intra-abdominal organ. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "subsequent encounter" occurs when the patient is receiving routine care for the condition during the healing or recovery phase of treatment. Subsequent diagnosis codes are appropriate during the recovery phase, no matter how many times the patient has seen the provider for this condition. If the provider needs to adjust the patient's care plan due to a setback or other complication, the encounter becomes active again.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like S36.90XD are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Injury of intra-abdominal organs (S36). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:
- A - initial encounter
- D - subsequent encounter
- S - sequela
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Abdominal cavity injury
- Crushing injury of abdomen
- Gastrointestinal and digestive injury
- Injury of gastrointestinal tract
- Injury of gastrointestinal tract with open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of gastrointestinal tract without open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of intestine
- Injury of intestine with open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of intestine without open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of multiple intra-abdominal organs
- Injury of multiple intra-abdominal organs with open wound into abdominal cavity
- Injury of multiple intra-abdominal organs without open wound into abdominal cavity
- Internal injury of abdominal organ
- Internal injury of abdominal organs with open wound into cavity
- Internal injury of abdominal organs without open wound into cavity
- Multiple extreme injuries of abdominal organs with open wound into cavity
- Multiple extreme injuries of abdominal organs without open wound into cavity
- Severe crushing injury of abdominal organs
- Severe crushing injury of abdominal organs with open wound into cavity
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Present on Admission (POA)
Convert S36.90XD to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code S36.90XD its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Wounds and Injuries
An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.
Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.
Other common types of injuries include
- Animal bites
- Electrical injuries
- Fractures (broken bones)
- Sprains and strains
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