Index Terms Starting With 'S' (Suffocation)

  • Suffocation (accidental) (by external means) (by pressure) (mechanical) T71
    - see also category
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71

    Asphyxiation

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    Applicable To
    • Mechanical suffocation
    • Traumatic suffocation
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress (syndrome) (J80)
    • anoxia due to high altitude (T70.2)
    • asphyxia NOS (R09.01)
    • asphyxia from carbon monoxide (T58.-)
    • asphyxia from inhalation of food or foreign body (T17.-)
    • asphyxia from other gases, fumes and vapors (T59.-)
    • respiratory distress (syndrome) in newborn (P22.-)

    • due to, by
      • avalanche - see Landslide
      • explosion - see Explosion
      • fire - see Exposure, fire
      • food, any type T18
        (aspiration) (ingestion) (inhalation) - see categories T17 and
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18

        Foreign body in alimentary tract

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        Type 2 Excludes
        • foreign body in pharynx (T17.2-)
      • ignition - see Ignition
      • landslide - see Landslide
      • machine (ry) - see Contact, with, by type of machine
      • vomitus T17.81-
        (aspiration) (inhalation)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T17.81-

        Gastric contents in other parts of respiratory tract

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        Applicable To
        • Aspiration of gastric contents into other parts of respiratory tract
        • Vomitus in other parts of respiratory tract
    • in
      • burning building X00.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code X00.8

        Other exposure to uncontrolled fire in building or structure

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