ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T79.0XXA

Air embolism (traumatic), initial encounter

Diagnosis Code T79.0XXA

ICD-10: T79.0XXA
Short Description: Air embolism (traumatic), initial encounter
Long Description: Air embolism (traumatic), initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T79.0XXA

Valid for Submission
The code T79.0XXA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Certain early complications of trauma (T79)
      • Certain early complications of trauma, NEC (T79)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T79.0XXA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 175 - PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITH MCC
  • 176 - PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Air embolism
  • Air embolism - postoperative
  • Air embolism - postoperative
  • Air embolism as a complication of medical care
  • Air embolism as a complication of medical care
  • Air embolism as early complication of trauma
  • Air embolism due to surgery
  • Arterial air embolus
  • Dysbaric air embolism
  • Early complication of trauma
  • Nitrogen embolism
  • Traumatic complication of injury
  • Venous air embolism

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