2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.520S

Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T17.520S is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T17.520S became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.520S - other international versions of ICD-10 T17.520S may differ.
The following code(s) above T17.520S 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 T17.520S:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    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
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • T17.520S is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T17.520S is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc

Convert T17.520S to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.520S
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
T17.590D …… subsequent encounter
T17.590S …… sequela
T17.598 Other foreign object in bronchus causing other injury

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