Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.500A

Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing asphyxiation, initial encounter

  • T17.500A is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, T17.500A and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Abbreviated Form
  • Unsp foreign body in bronchus causing asphyxiation, init
Description Synonyms
  • Aspiration of foreign body into bronchus
  • Foreign body in main bronchus
ICD-10-CM T17.500A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM T17.500A to ICD-9-CM
ICD-10-CM Code T17.500A does not contain any entries in the ICD-10-CM Alpha Tabular Index. However, its parent code T17.500 contains the following entries: