2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.0

Air embolism (traumatic)

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 T79.0. 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.
  • air embolism complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O00

    Ectopic pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • ruptured ectopic pregnancy
    Use Additional
    • code from category O08 to identify any associated complication
    O00
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O07

    Failed attempted termination of pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • failure of attempted induction of termination of pregnancy
    • incomplete elective abortion
    Type 1 Excludes
    • incomplete spontaneous abortion (O03.0-)
    O07
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O08.2

    Embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Amniotic fluid embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Blood-clot embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Embolism NOS following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Fat embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Pulmonary embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Pyemic embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Septic or septicopyemic embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    • Soap embolism following ectopic and molar pregnancy
    O08.2
    )
  • air embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O88.0

    Obstetric air embolism

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    O88.0
    )
  • air embolism following infusion, transfusion, and therapeutic injection (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T80.0

    Air embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T80.0
    )
  • air embolism following procedure NEC (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.7

    Vascular complications following a procedure, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Air embolism following procedure NEC
    • Phlebitis or thrombophlebitis resulting from a procedure
    Type 1 Excludes
    • embolism complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.2)
    • embolism complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O88.-)
    • traumatic embolism (T79.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • embolism due to prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T82.8-, T83.81, T84.8-, T85.81-)
    • embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.0)
    T81.7-
    )
The following code(s) above T79.0 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 T79.0:
  • S00-T88
    2018 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
  • T79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79

    Certain early complications of trauma, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • complications occurring during or following medical procedures (T80-T88)
    • complications of surgical and medical care NEC (T80-T88)
    • newborn respiratory distress syndrome (P22.0)
    Certain early complications of trauma, not elsewhere classified
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to T79.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T79.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T79.0
T78.41XS …… sequela
T78.49 Other allergy
T78.49XA …… initial encounter
T78.49XD …… subsequent encounter
T78.49XS …… sequela
T78.8 Other adverse effects, not elsewhere classified
T78.8XXA …… initial encounter
T78.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T78.8XXS …… sequela
T79 Certain early complications of trauma, not elsewhere classified
T79.0 Air embolism (traumatic)
T79.0XXA …… initial encounter
T79.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T79.0XXS …… sequela
T79.1 Fat embolism (traumatic)
T79.1XXA …… initial encounter
T79.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T79.1XXS …… sequela
T79.2 Traumatic secondary and recurrent hemorrhage and seroma
T79.2XXA …… initial encounter
T79.2XXD …… subsequent encounter

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