2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.8

Other effects of air pressure and water pressure

The following code(s) above T70.8 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 T70.8:
  • 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
Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T70.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T70.8
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
T70.4XXS …… sequela
T70.8 Other effects of air pressure and water pressure
T70.8XXA …… initial encounter
T70.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.8XXS …… sequela
T70.9 Effect of air pressure and water pressure, unspecified
T70.9XXA …… initial encounter
T70.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.9XXS …… sequela
T71 Asphyxiation
T71.1 Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing
T71.11 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow

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