ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T79.1XXA

Fat embolism (traumatic), initial encounter

Diagnosis Code T79.1XXA

ICD-10: T79.1XXA
Short Description: Fat embolism (traumatic), initial encounter
Long Description: Fat embolism (traumatic), initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T79.1XXA


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 T79.1XXA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

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

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