ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S26

Injury of heart

Diagnosis Code S26

ICD-10: S26
Short Description: Injury of heart
Long Description: Injury of heart
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S26

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Injuries to the thorax (S20-S29)
      • Injury of heart (S26)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code S26 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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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