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

Valid for Submission
The code T79.1XXA 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 T79.1XXA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

Synonyms
  • Early complication of trauma
  • Fat embolism
  • Fat embolism - obstetric
  • Fat embolism as early complication of trauma
  • Fulminant fat embolism syndrome
  • Pulmonary fat embolism
  • Pulmonary fat embolism
  • Subacute pulmonary fat embolism
  • Traumatic complication of injury

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