2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.520

Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T17.520 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T17.520 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.520 - other international versions of ICD-10 T17.520 may differ.
The following code(s) above T17.520 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 T17.520:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
  • T15-T19
    2021 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
  • T17.52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.52

    Food in bronchus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bones in bronchus
    • Seeds in bronchus
    Food in bronchus
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T17.520:
  • Foreign body
    • bronchus T17.508
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.508

      Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing other injury

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • causing
        • asphyxiation T17.500
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.500

          Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing asphyxiation

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • food T17.520 (bone) (seed)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.520
T17.51 Gastric contents in bronchus
T17.510 Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxiation
T17.510A …… initial encounter
T17.510D …… subsequent encounter
T17.510S …… sequela
T17.518 Gastric contents in bronchus causing other injury
T17.518A …… initial encounter
T17.518D …… subsequent encounter
T17.518S …… sequela
T17.52 Food in bronchus
T17.520 Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation
T17.520A …… initial encounter
T17.520D …… subsequent encounter
T17.520S …… sequela
T17.528 Food in bronchus causing other injury
T17.528A …… initial encounter
T17.528D …… subsequent encounter
T17.528S …… sequela
T17.59 Other foreign object in bronchus
T17.590 Other foreign object in bronchus causing asphyxiation
T17.590A …… initial encounter

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