2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18.100A

Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing compression of trachea, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • T18.100A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp fb in esophagus causing compression of trachea, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T18.100A became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T18.100A - other international versions of ICD-10 T18.100A may differ.
The following code(s) above T18.100A 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 T18.100A:
  • 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
  • T18
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18

    Foreign body in alimentary tract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body in pharynx (T17.2-)
    Foreign body in alimentary tract
  • T18.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18.1

    Foreign body in esophagus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body in respiratory tract (T17.-)
    Foreign body in esophagus
  • T18.100
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18.100

    Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing compression of trachea

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing obstruction of respiration
    Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing compression of trachea
Approximate Synonyms
  • Tracheal compression due to foreign body in esophagus
ICD-10-CM T18.100A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert T18.100A 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T18.100A
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
T18.100 Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing compression of trachea
T18.100A …… initial encounter
T18.100D …… subsequent encounter
T18.100S …… sequela
T18.108 Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing other injury
T18.108A …… initial encounter
T18.108D …… subsequent encounter
T18.108S …… sequela
T18.11 Gastric contents in esophagus
T18.110 Gastric contents in esophagus causing compression of trachea
T18.110A …… initial encounter
T18.110D …… subsequent encounter

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