2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.82

Emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T81.82 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 T81.82 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T81.82 - other international versions of ICD-10 T81.82 may differ.
The following code(s) above T81.82 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 T81.82:
  • 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
  • T80-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T80-T88

    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

    Type 2 Excludes
    • any encounters with medical care for postprocedural conditions in which no complications are present, such as:
    • artificial opening status (Z93.-)
    • closure of external stoma (Z43.-)
    • fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device (Z44.-)
    • burns and corrosions from local applications and irradiation (T20-T32)
    • complications of surgical procedures during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • mechanical complication of respirator [ventilator] (J95.850)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • postprocedural fever (R50.82)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture (G97.0)
    • colostomy malfunction (K94.0-)
    • disorders of fluid and electrolyte imbalance (E86-E87)
    • functional disturbances following cardiac surgery (I97.0-I97.1)
    • intraoperative and postprocedural complications of specified body systems (D78.-, E36.-, E89.-, G97.3-, G97.4, H59.3-, H59.-, H95.2-, H95.3, I97.4-, I97.5, J95.6-, J95.7, K91.6-, L76.-, M96.-, N99.-)
    • ostomy complications (J95.0-, K94.-, N99.5-)
    • postgastric surgery syndromes (K91.1)
    • postlaminectomy syndrome NEC (M96.1)
    • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome (I97.2)
    • postsurgical blind-loop syndrome (K91.2)
    • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
  • T81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81

    Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified
  • T81.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.8

    Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypothermia following anesthesia (T88.51)
    • malignant hyperpyrexia due to anesthesia (T88.3)
    Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified
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 T81.82:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J43
    , T79.7
    , J98.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J43

    Emphysema

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • compensatory emphysema (J98.3)
    • emphysema due to inhalation of chemicals, gases, fumes or vapors (J68.4)
    • emphysema with chronic (obstructive) bronchitis (J44.-)
    • emphysematous (obstructive) bronchitis (J44.-)
    • interstitial emphysema (J98.2)
    • mediastinal emphysema (J98.2)
    • neonatal interstitial emphysema (P25.0)
    • surgical (subcutaneous) emphysema (T81.82)
    • traumatic subcutaneous emphysema (T79.7)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.7

    Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • emphysema NOS (J43)
    • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.2

    Interstitial emphysema

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mediastinal emphysema
    Type 1 Excludes
    • emphysema NOS (J43.9)
    • emphysema in newborn (P25.0)
    • surgical emphysema (subcutaneous) (T81.82)
    • traumatic subcutaneous emphysema (T79.7)
  • Type 2 Excludes: J95
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J95

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of respiratory system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • aspiration pneumonia (J69.-)
    • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
    • hypostatic pneumonia (J18.2)
    • pulmonary manifestations due to radiation (J70.0-J70.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T81.82:
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • surgical procedure (on) T81.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.9

      Unspecified complication of procedure

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • emphysema T81.82 (surgical)
  • Emphysema (atrophic) (bullous) (chronic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (pulmonary) (senile) (vesicular) J43.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J43.9

    Emphysema, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bullous emphysema (lung)(pulmonary)
    • Emphysema (lung)(pulmonary) NOS
    • Emphysematous bleb
    • Vesicular emphysema (lung)(pulmonary)
    • cellular tissue (traumatic) T79.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.7

      Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • emphysema NOS (J43)
      • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
      • surgical T81.82
    • connective tissue (traumatic) T79.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.7

      Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • emphysema NOS (J43)
      • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
      • surgical T81.82
    • eyelid(s) - see Disorder, eyelid, specified type NEC
      • surgical T81.82
    • laminated tissue T79.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.7

      Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • emphysema NOS (J43)
      • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
      • surgical T81.82
    • subcutaneous (traumatic) T79.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.7

      Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • emphysema NOS (J43)
      • emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure (T81.82)
      • postprocedural T81.82
      • surgical T81.82
    • surgical T81.82
  • Surgical
    • emphysema T81.82

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T81.82
T81.719S …… sequela
T81.72 Complication of vein following a procedure, not elsewhere classified
T81.72XA …… initial encounter
T81.72XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.72XS …… sequela
T81.8 Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified
T81.81 Complication of inhalation therapy
T81.81XA …… initial encounter
T81.81XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.81XS …… sequela
T81.82 Emphysema (subcutaneous) resulting from a procedure
T81.82XA …… initial encounter
T81.82XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.82XS …… sequela
T81.83 Persistent postprocedural fistula
T81.83XA …… initial encounter
T81.83XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.83XS …… sequela
T81.89 Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified
T81.89XA …… initial encounter
T81.89XD …… subsequent encounter

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