ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S34.22XA

Injury of nerve root of sacral spine, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S34.22XA

ICD-10: S34.22XA
Short Description: Injury of nerve root of sacral spine, initial encounter
Long Description: Injury of nerve root of sacral spine, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S34.22XA

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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
  • Avulsion of sacral nerve root
  • Avulsion of spinal nerve root
  • Contusion of lower back
  • Contusion of peripheral nerve
  • Contusion of sacral nerve root
  • Contusion of sacral region
  • Contusion of spinal nerve root
  • Injury of sacral nerve roots
  • Partial division of sacral nerve root
  • Partial division of spinal nerve root
  • Sacral nerve root injury - S1
  • Sacral nerve root injury - S2
  • Sacral nerve root injury - S3
  • Sacral nerve root injury - S4
  • Sacral nerve root injury - S5
  • Traction injury of sacral nerve root
  • Traction injury of spinal nerve root
  • Transection of sacral nerve root
  • Transection of spinal nerve root

Information for Patients


Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Also called: Neuritis, Peripheral neuritis, Peripheral neuropathy

Your peripheral nerves are the ones outside your brain and spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the messages between the brain and the rest of the body.

There are more than 100 kinds of peripheral nerve disorders. They can affect one nerve or many nerves. Some are the result of other diseases, like diabetic nerve problems. Others, like Guillain-Barre syndrome, happen after a virus infection. Still others are from nerve compression, like carpal tunnel syndrome or thoracic outlet syndrome. In some cases, like complex regional pain syndrome and brachial plexus injuries, the problem begins after an injury. Some people are born with peripheral nerve disorders.

Symptoms often start gradually, and then get worse. They include

  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Burning or tingling
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sensitivity to touch

Treatment aims to treat any underlying problem, reduce pain and control symptoms.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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