ICD-10-CM Code for Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level S24

ICD-10 code S24 for Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes .

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Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level
Note: 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)
Excludes2: injury of brachial plexus (S14.3)
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