2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.29

Other effects of high altitude

Applicable To
  • Alpine sickness
  • Anoxia due to high altitude
  • Barotrauma NOS
  • Hypobaropathy
  • Mountain sickness
The following code(s) above T70.29 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T70.29:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T70.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.2

    Other and unspecified effects of high altitude

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • polycythemia due to high altitude (D75.1)
    Other and unspecified effects of high altitude
Clinical Information Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T70.29:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T70.29
T70.0XXS …… sequela
T70.1 Sinus barotrauma
T70.1XXA …… initial encounter
T70.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.1XXS …… sequela
T70.2 Other and unspecified effects of high altitude
T70.20 Unspecified effects of high altitude
T70.20XA …… initial encounter
T70.20XD …… subsequent encounter
T70.20XS …… sequela
T70.29 Other effects of high altitude
T70.29XA …… initial encounter
T70.29XD …… subsequent encounter
T70.29XS …… sequela
T70.3 Caisson disease [decompression sickness]
T70.3XXA …… initial encounter
T70.3XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.3XXS …… sequela
T70.4 Effects of high-pressure fluids
T70.4XXA …… initial encounter
T70.4XXD …… subsequent encounter

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