2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.0

Otitic barotrauma

Applicable To
  • Aero-otitis media
  • Effects of change in ambient atmospheric pressure or water pressure on ears
The following code(s) above T70.0 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 T70.0:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to T70.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T70.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T70.0
T69.1XXS …… sequela
T69.8 Other specified effects of reduced temperature
T69.8XXA …… initial encounter
T69.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T69.8XXS …… sequela
T69.9 Effect of reduced temperature, unspecified
T69.9XXA …… initial encounter
T69.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T69.9XXS …… sequela
T70 Effects of air pressure and water pressure
T70.0 Otitic barotrauma
T70.0XXA …… initial encounter
T70.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.0XXS …… sequela
T70.1 Sinus barotrauma
T70.1XXA …… initial encounter
T70.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.1XXS …… sequela
T70.2 Other and unspecified effects of high altitude
T70.20 Unspecified effects of high altitude
T70.20XA …… initial encounter

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