2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71

Asphyxiation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T71 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T71 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T71 - other international versions of ICD-10 T71 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Mechanical suffocation
  • Traumatic suffocation
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as T71. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute respiratory distress (syndrome) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J80

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute respiratory distress syndrome in adult or child
    • Adult hyaline membrane disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • respiratory distress syndrome in newborn (perinatal) (P22.0)
    J80
    )
  • anoxia due to high altitude (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T70.2

    Other and unspecified effects of high altitude

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • polycythemia due to high altitude (D75.1)
    T70.2
    )
  • asphyxia NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.01

    Asphyxia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    R09.01
    )
  • asphyxia from carbon monoxide (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T58
    • T58 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide
      • T58.0 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
        • T58.01 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.01XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.01XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.01XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
        • T58.02 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.02XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.02XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.02XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
        • T58.03 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.03XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.03XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.03XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
        • T58.04 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.04XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.04XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
          • T58.04XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from motor ve...
      • T58.1 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
        • T58.11 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.11XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.11XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.11XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
        • T58.12 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.12XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.12XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.12XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
        • T58.13 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.13XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.13XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.13XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
        • T58.14 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.14XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.14XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
          • T58.14XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from utility ...
      • T58.2 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
        • T58.2X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
          • T58.2X1 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X1A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X1D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X1S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
          • T58.2X2 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X2A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X2D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X2S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
          • T58.2X3 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X3A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X3D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X3S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
          • T58.2X4 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X4A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X4D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
            • T58.2X4S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from incomple...
      • T58.8 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
        • T58.8X Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
          • T58.8X1 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X1A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X1D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X1S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
          • T58.8X2 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X2A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X2D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X2S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
          • T58.8X3 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X3A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X3D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X3S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
          • T58.8X4 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X4A Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X4D Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
            • T58.8X4S Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from other so...
      • T58.9 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
        • T58.91 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.91XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.91XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.91XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
        • T58.92 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.92XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.92XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.92XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
        • T58.93 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.93XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.93XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.93XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
        • T58.94 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.94XA Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.94XD Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
          • T58.94XS Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecif...
    T58.-
    )
  • asphyxia from inhalation of food or foreign body (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17
    • T17 Foreign body in respiratory tract
      • T17.0 Foreign body in nasal sinus
        • T17.0XXA Foreign body in nasal sinus, initial encounte...
        • T17.0XXD Foreign body in nasal sinus, subsequent encou...
        • T17.0XXS …… sequela
      • T17.1 Foreign body in nostril
      • T17.2 Foreign body in pharynx
        • T17.20 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx
          • T17.200 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
            • T17.200A Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
            • T17.200D Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
            • T17.200S Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing a...
          • T17.208 Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
            • T17.208A Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
            • T17.208D Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
            • T17.208S Unspecified foreign body in pharynx causing o...
        • T17.21 Gastric contents in pharynx
          • T17.210 Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.210A Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.210D Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.210S Gastric contents in pharynx causing asphyxiat...
          • T17.218 Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
            • T17.218A Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
            • T17.218D Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
            • T17.218S Gastric contents in pharynx causing other inj...
        • T17.22 Food in pharynx
          • T17.220 Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation
            • T17.220A Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation, initial...
            • T17.220D Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation, subsequ...
            • T17.220S Food in pharynx causing asphyxiation, sequela...
          • T17.228 Food in pharynx causing other injury
            • T17.228A Food in pharynx causing other injury, initial...
            • T17.228D Food in pharynx causing other injury, subsequ...
            • T17.228S Food in pharynx causing other injury, sequela...
        • T17.29 Other foreign object in pharynx
          • T17.290 Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
            • T17.290A Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
            • T17.290D Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
            • T17.290S Other foreign object in pharynx causing asphy...
          • T17.298 Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
            • T17.298A Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
            • T17.298D Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
            • T17.298S Other foreign object in pharynx causing other...
      • T17.3 Foreign body in larynx
        • T17.30 Unspecified foreign body in larynx
          • T17.300 Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
            • T17.300A Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
            • T17.300D Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
            • T17.300S Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing as...
          • T17.308 Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
            • T17.308A Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
            • T17.308D Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
            • T17.308S Unspecified foreign body in larynx causing ot...
        • T17.31 Gastric contents in larynx
          • T17.310 Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
            • T17.310A Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
            • T17.310D Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
            • T17.310S Gastric contents in larynx causing asphyxiati...
          • T17.318 Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
            • T17.318A Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
            • T17.318D Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
            • T17.318S Gastric contents in larynx causing other inju...
        • T17.32 Food in larynx
          • T17.320 Food in larynx causing asphyxiation
            • T17.320A Food in larynx causing asphyxiation, initial ...
            • T17.320D Food in larynx causing asphyxiation, subseque...
            • T17.320S …… sequela
          • T17.328 Food in larynx causing other injury
            • T17.328A Food in larynx causing other injury, initial ...
            • T17.328D Food in larynx causing other injury, subseque...
            • T17.328S …… sequela
        • T17.39 Other foreign object in larynx
          • T17.390 Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
            • T17.390A Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
            • T17.390D Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
            • T17.390S Other foreign object in larynx causing asphyx...
          • T17.398 Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
            • T17.398A Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
            • T17.398D Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
            • T17.398S Other foreign object in larynx causing other ...
      • T17.4 Foreign body in trachea
        • T17.40 Unspecified foreign body in trachea
          • T17.400 Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
            • T17.400A Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
            • T17.400D Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
            • T17.400S Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing a...
          • T17.408 Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
            • T17.408A Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
            • T17.408D Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
            • T17.408S Unspecified foreign body in trachea causing o...
        • T17.41 Gastric contents in trachea
          • T17.410 Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.410A Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.410D Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
            • T17.410S Gastric contents in trachea causing asphyxiat...
          • T17.418 Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
            • T17.418A Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
            • T17.418D Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
            • T17.418S Gastric contents in trachea causing other inj...
        • T17.42 Food in trachea
          • T17.420 Food in trachea causing asphyxiation
            • T17.420A Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, initial...
            • T17.420D Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, subsequ...
            • T17.420S Food in trachea causing asphyxiation, sequela...
          • T17.428 Food in trachea causing other injury
            • T17.428A Food in trachea causing other injury, initial...
            • T17.428D Food in trachea causing other injury, subsequ...
            • T17.428S Food in trachea causing other injury, sequela...
        • T17.49 Other foreign object in trachea
          • T17.490 Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
            • T17.490A Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
            • T17.490D Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
            • T17.490S Other foreign object in trachea causing asphy...
          • T17.498 Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
            • T17.498A Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
            • T17.498D Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
            • T17.498S Other foreign object in trachea causing other...
      • T17.5 Foreign body in bronchus
        • T17.50 Unspecified foreign body in bronchus
          • T17.500 Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.500A Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.500D Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.500S Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
          • T17.508 Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.508A Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.508D Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
            • T17.508S Unspecified foreign body in bronchus causing ...
        • T17.51 Gastric contents in bronchus
          • T17.510 Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
            • T17.510A Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
            • T17.510D Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
            • T17.510S Gastric contents in bronchus causing asphyxia...
          • T17.518 Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
            • T17.518A Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
            • T17.518D Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
            • T17.518S Gastric contents in bronchus causing other in...
        • T17.52 Food in bronchus
          • T17.520 Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation
            • T17.520A Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, initia...
            • T17.520D Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, subseq...
            • T17.520S Food in bronchus causing asphyxiation, sequel...
          • T17.528 Food in bronchus causing other injury
            • T17.528A Food in bronchus causing other injury, initia...
            • T17.528D Food in bronchus causing other injury, subseq...
            • T17.528S Food in bronchus causing other injury, sequel...
        • T17.59 Other foreign object in bronchus
          • T17.590 Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
            • T17.590A Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
            • T17.590D Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
            • T17.590S Other foreign object in bronchus causing asph...
          • T17.598 Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
            • T17.598A Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
            • T17.598D Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
            • T17.598S Other foreign object in bronchus causing othe...
      • T17.8 Foreign body in other parts of respiratory tr...
        • T17.80 Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
          • T17.800 Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.800A Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.800D Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.800S Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
          • T17.808 Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.808A Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.808D Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
            • T17.808S Unspecified foreign body in other parts of re...
        • T17.81 Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
          • T17.810 Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.810A Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.810D Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.810S Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
          • T17.818 Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.818A Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.818D Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
            • T17.818S Gastric contents in other parts of respirator...
        • T17.82 Food in other parts of respiratory tract
          • T17.820 Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.820A Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.820D Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.820S Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
          • T17.828 Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.828A Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.828D Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
            • T17.828S Food in other parts of respiratory tract caus...
        • T17.89 Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
          • T17.890 Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.890A Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.890D Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.890S Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
          • T17.898 Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.898A Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.898D Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
            • T17.898S Other foreign object in other parts of respir...
      • T17.9 Foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspe...
        • T17.90 Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
          • T17.900 Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.900A Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.900D Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.900S Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
          • T17.908 Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.908A Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.908D Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
            • T17.908S Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract...
        • T17.91 Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
          • T17.910 Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.910A Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.910D Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.910S Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
          • T17.918 Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.918A Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.918D Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
            • T17.918S Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part u...
        • T17.92 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified
          • T17.920 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.920A Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.920D Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.920S Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
          • T17.928 Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.928A Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.928D Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
            • T17.928S Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified c...
        • T17.99 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
          • T17.990 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.990A Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.990D Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.990S Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
          • T17.998 Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.998A Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.998D Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
            • T17.998S Other foreign object in respiratory tract, pa...
    T17.-
    )
  • asphyxia from other gases, fumes and vapors (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T59
    • T59 Toxic effect of other gases, fumes and vapors...
      • T59.0 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides
        • T59.0X Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides
          • T59.0X1 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, accidental (...
            • T59.0X1A Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, accidental (...
            • T59.0X1D Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, accidental (...
            • T59.0X1S Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, accidental (...
          • T59.0X2 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, intentional ...
            • T59.0X2A Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, intentional ...
            • T59.0X2D Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, intentional ...
            • T59.0X2S Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, intentional ...
          • T59.0X3 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, assault
            • T59.0X3A Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, assault, ini...
            • T59.0X3D Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, assault, sub...
            • T59.0X3S Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, assault, seq...
          • T59.0X4 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, undetermined...
            • T59.0X4A Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, undetermined...
            • T59.0X4D Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, undetermined...
            • T59.0X4S Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, undetermined...
      • T59.1 Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide
        • T59.1X Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide
          • T59.1X1 Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, accidental (u...
            • T59.1X1A Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, accidental (u...
            • T59.1X1D Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, accidental (u...
            • T59.1X1S Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, accidental (u...
          • T59.1X2 Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, intentional s...
            • T59.1X2A Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, intentional s...
            • T59.1X2D Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, intentional s...
            • T59.1X2S Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, intentional s...
          • T59.1X3 Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, assault
            • T59.1X3A Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, assault, init...
            • T59.1X3D Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, assault, subs...
            • T59.1X3S Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, assault, sequ...
          • T59.1X4 Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, undetermined
            • T59.1X4A Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, undetermined,...
            • T59.1X4D Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, undetermined,...
            • T59.1X4S Toxic effect of sulfur dioxide, undetermined,...
      • T59.2 Toxic effect of formaldehyde
        • T59.2X Toxic effect of formaldehyde
          • T59.2X1 Toxic effect of formaldehyde, accidental (uni...
            • T59.2X1A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, accidental (uni...
            • T59.2X1D Toxic effect of formaldehyde, accidental (uni...
            • T59.2X1S Toxic effect of formaldehyde, accidental (uni...
          • T59.2X2 Toxic effect of formaldehyde, intentional sel...
            • T59.2X2A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, intentional sel...
            • T59.2X2D Toxic effect of formaldehyde, intentional sel...
            • T59.2X2S Toxic effect of formaldehyde, intentional sel...
          • T59.2X3 Toxic effect of formaldehyde, assault
            • T59.2X3A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, assault, initia...
            • T59.2X3D Toxic effect of formaldehyde, assault, subseq...
            • T59.2X3S Toxic effect of formaldehyde, assault, sequel...
          • T59.2X4 Toxic effect of formaldehyde, undetermined
            • T59.2X4A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, undetermined, i...
            • T59.2X4D Toxic effect of formaldehyde, undetermined, s...
            • T59.2X4S Toxic effect of formaldehyde, undetermined, s...
      • T59.3 Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas
        • T59.3X Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas
          • T59.3X1 Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental ...
            • T59.3X1A Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental ...
            • T59.3X1D Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental ...
            • T59.3X1S Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, accidental ...
          • T59.3X2 Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, intentional...
            • T59.3X2A Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, intentional...
            • T59.3X2D Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, intentional...
            • T59.3X2S Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, intentional...
          • T59.3X3 Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, assault
            • T59.3X3A Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, assault, in...
            • T59.3X3D Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, assault, su...
            • T59.3X3S Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, assault, se...
          • T59.3X4 Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, undetermine...
            • T59.3X4A Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, undetermine...
            • T59.3X4D Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, undetermine...
            • T59.3X4S Toxic effect of lacrimogenic gas, undetermine...
      • T59.4 Toxic effect of chlorine gas
        • T59.4X Toxic effect of chlorine gas
          • T59.4X1 Toxic effect of chlorine gas, accidental (uni...
            • T59.4X1A Toxic effect of chlorine gas, accidental (uni...
            • T59.4X1D Toxic effect of chlorine gas, accidental (uni...
            • T59.4X1S Toxic effect of chlorine gas, accidental (uni...
          • T59.4X2 Toxic effect of chlorine gas, intentional sel...
            • T59.4X2A Toxic effect of chlorine gas, intentional sel...
            • T59.4X2D Toxic effect of chlorine gas, intentional sel...
            • T59.4X2S Toxic effect of chlorine gas, intentional sel...
          • T59.4X3 Toxic effect of chlorine gas, assault
            • T59.4X3A Toxic effect of chlorine gas, assault, initia...
            • T59.4X3D Toxic effect of chlorine gas, assault, subseq...
            • T59.4X3S Toxic effect of chlorine gas, assault, sequel...
          • T59.4X4 Toxic effect of chlorine gas, undetermined
            • T59.4X4A Toxic effect of chlorine gas, undetermined, i...
            • T59.4X4D Toxic effect of chlorine gas, undetermined, s...
            • T59.4X4S Toxic effect of chlorine gas, undetermined, s...
      • T59.5 Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
        • T59.5X Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
          • T59.5X1 Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X1A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X1D Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X1S Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
          • T59.5X2 Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X2A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X2D Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X2S Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
          • T59.5X3 Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X3A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X3D Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X3S Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
          • T59.5X4 Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X4A Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X4D Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
            • T59.5X4S Toxic effect of fluorine gas and hydrogen flu...
      • T59.6 Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide
        • T59.6X Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide
          • T59.6X1 Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, accidental ...
            • T59.6X1A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, accidental ...
            • T59.6X1D Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, accidental ...
            • T59.6X1S Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, accidental ...
          • T59.6X2 Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, intentional...
            • T59.6X2A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, intentional...
            • T59.6X2D Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, intentional...
            • T59.6X2S Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, intentional...
          • T59.6X3 Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, assault
            • T59.6X3A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, assault, in...
            • T59.6X3D Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, assault, su...
            • T59.6X3S Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, assault, se...
          • T59.6X4 Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, undetermine...
            • T59.6X4A Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, undetermine...
            • T59.6X4D Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, undetermine...
            • T59.6X4S Toxic effect of hydrogen sulfide, undetermine...
      • T59.7 Toxic effect of carbon dioxide
        • T59.7X Toxic effect of carbon dioxide
          • T59.7X1 Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, accidental (u...
            • T59.7X1A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, accidental (u...
            • T59.7X1D Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, accidental (u...
            • T59.7X1S Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, accidental (u...
          • T59.7X2 Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, intentional s...
            • T59.7X2A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, intentional s...
            • T59.7X2D Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, intentional s...
            • T59.7X2S Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, intentional s...
          • T59.7X3 Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, assault
            • T59.7X3A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, assault, init...
            • T59.7X3D Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, assault, subs...
            • T59.7X3S Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, assault, sequ...
          • T59.7X4 Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, undetermined
            • T59.7X4A Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, undetermined,...
            • T59.7X4D Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, undetermined,...
            • T59.7X4S Toxic effect of carbon dioxide, undetermined,...
      • T59.8 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
        • T59.81 Toxic effect of smoke
          • T59.811 Toxic effect of smoke, accidental (unintentio...
            • T59.811A Toxic effect of smoke, accidental (unintentio...
            • T59.811D Toxic effect of smoke, accidental (unintentio...
            • T59.811S Toxic effect of smoke, accidental (unintentio...
          • T59.812 Toxic effect of smoke, intentional self-harm
            • T59.812A Toxic effect of smoke, intentional self-harm,...
            • T59.812D Toxic effect of smoke, intentional self-harm,...
            • T59.812S Toxic effect of smoke, intentional self-harm,...
          • T59.813 Toxic effect of smoke, assault
            • T59.813A Toxic effect of smoke, assault, initial encou...
            • T59.813D Toxic effect of smoke, assault, subsequent en...
            • T59.813S …… sequela
          • T59.814 Toxic effect of smoke, undetermined
            • T59.814A Toxic effect of smoke, undetermined, initial ...
            • T59.814D Toxic effect of smoke, undetermined, subseque...
            • T59.814S …… sequela
        • T59.89 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
          • T59.891 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.891A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.891D Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.891S Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
          • T59.892 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.892A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.892D Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.892S Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
          • T59.893 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.893A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.893D Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.893S Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
          • T59.894 Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.894A Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.894D Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
            • T59.894S Toxic effect of other specified gases, fumes ...
      • T59.9 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
        • T59.91 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.91XA Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.91XD Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.91XS Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
        • T59.92 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.92XA Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.92XD Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.92XS Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
        • T59.93 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.93XA Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.93XD Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.93XS Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
        • T59.94 Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.94XA Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.94XD Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
          • T59.94XS Toxic effect of unspecified gases, fumes and ...
    T59.-
    )
  • respiratory distress (syndrome) in newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22
    • P22 Respiratory distress of newborn
      • P22.0 Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn
      • P22.1 Transient tachypnea of newborn
      • P22.8 Other respiratory distress of newborn
      • P22.9 Respiratory distress of newborn, unspecified
    P22.-
    )
The following code(s) above T71 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 T71:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • A condition due to lack of oxygen in respired air, resulting in impending or actual cessation of life.
  • A pathological condition caused by lack of oxygen, manifested in impending or actual cessation of life.
  • The stopping of respiration or the asphyxia that results from it.
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
Code annotations containing back-references to T71:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R09.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.0

    Asphyxia and hypoxemia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • asphyxia due to carbon monoxide (T58.-)
    • asphyxia due to foreign body in respiratory tract (T17.-)
    • birth (intrauterine) asphyxia (P84)
    • hyperventilation (R06.4)
    • traumatic asphyxia (T71.-)
    Type 2 Excludes

External Cause Index entries containing back-references to T71:
  • Hanging (accidental) T71 - see also category
  • Suffocation (accidental) (by external means) (by pressure) (mechanical) T71 - see also category

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T71
T70.4XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.4XXS …… sequela
T70.8 Other effects of air pressure and water pressure
T70.8XXA …… initial encounter
T70.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.8XXS …… sequela
T70.9 Effect of air pressure and water pressure, unspecified
T70.9XXA …… initial encounter
T70.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T70.9XXS …… sequela
T71 Asphyxiation
T71.1 Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing
T71.11 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow
T71.111 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, accidental
T71.111A …… initial encounter
T71.111D …… subsequent encounter
T71.111S …… sequela
T71.112 Asphyxiation due to smothering under pillow, intentional self-harm
T71.112A …… initial encounter
T71.112D …… subsequent encounter
T71.112S …… sequela

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