2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.998

Other foreign object in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T17.998 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Oth foreign object in resp tract, part unsp cause oth injury
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T17.998 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T17.998 - other international versions of ICD-10 T17.998 may differ.
The following code(s) above T17.998 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 T17.998:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T17.998:
  • Foreign body
    • respiratory tract T17.908
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.908

      Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • causing
        • injury NEC T17.908
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.908

          Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • specified type NEC T17.998

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T17.998
T17.920S …… sequela
T17.928 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury
T17.928A …… initial encounter
T17.928D …… subsequent encounter
T17.928S …… sequela
T17.99 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, part unspecified
T17.990 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, part unspecified in causing asphyxiation
T17.990A …… initial encounter
T17.990D …… subsequent encounter
T17.990S …… sequela
T17.998 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury
T17.998A …… initial encounter
T17.998D …… subsequent encounter
T17.998S …… sequela
T18 Foreign body in alimentary tract
T18.0 Foreign body in mouth
T18.0XXA …… initial encounter
T18.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T18.0XXS …… sequela
T18.1 Foreign body in esophagus
T18.10 Unspecified foreign body in esophagus

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