2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.420D

Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, subsequent encounter

The following code(s) above T17.420D 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 T17.420D:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
  • T15-T19
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range T15-T19

    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice

    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body accidentally left in operation wound (T81.5-)
    • foreign body in penetrating wound - See open wound by body region
    • residual foreign body in soft tissue (M79.5)
    • splinter, without open wound - See superficial injury by body region
    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice
  • T17.42
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.42

    Food in trachea

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bones in trachea
    • Seeds in trachea
    Food in trachea
Present On Admission
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ICD-10-CM T17.420D is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert T17.420D to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.420D
T17.410A …… initial encounter
T17.410D …… subsequent encounter
T17.410S …… sequela
T17.418 Gastric contents in trachea causing other injury
T17.418A …… initial encounter
T17.418D …… subsequent encounter
T17.418S …… sequela
T17.42 Food in trachea
T17.420 Food in trachea causing asphyxiation
T17.420A …… initial encounter
T17.420D …… subsequent encounter
T17.420S …… sequela
T17.428 Food in trachea causing other injury
T17.428A …… initial encounter
T17.428D …… subsequent encounter
T17.428S …… sequela
T17.49 Other foreign object in trachea
T17.490 Other foreign object in trachea causing asphyxiation
T17.490A …… initial encounter
T17.490D …… subsequent encounter
T17.490S …… sequela

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