Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level S24

  • S24 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM S24 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S24 - other international versions of ICD-10 S24 may differ.
  • Code to highest level of thoracic spinal cord injury
  • Injuries to the spinal cord (S24.0 and S24.1) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
Code Also:
  • any associated:
  • fracture of thoracic vertebra (S22.0-)
  • open wound of thorax (S21.-)
  • transient paralysis (R29.5)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • injury of brachial plexus (S14.3)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.