ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S27.331A

Laceration of lung, unilateral, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S27.331A

ICD-10: S27.331A
Short Description: Laceration of lung, unilateral, initial encounter
Long Description: Laceration of lung, unilateral, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S27.331A

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The code S27.331A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the thorax (S20-S29)
      • Injury of other and unspecified intrathoracic organs (S27)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S27.331A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MAJOR CHEST TRAUMA WITH MCC 183
  • MAJOR CHEST TRAUMA WITH CC 184
  • MAJOR CHEST TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC 185

Information for Patients


Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders include

  • Heart diseases
  • Lung diseases and collapsed lung
  • Pleural disorders
  • Esophagus disorders
  • Broken ribs
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine

  • Chest tube insertion
  • Costochondritis
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Rib fracture - aftercare


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