ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S27.9XXA

Injury of unspecified intrathoracic organ, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S27.9XXA

ICD-10: S27.9XXA
Short Description: Injury of unspecified intrathoracic organ, initial encounter
Long Description: Injury of unspecified intrathoracic organ, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S27.9XXA

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The code S27.9XXA 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 S27.9XXA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 913 - TRAUMATIC INJURY WITH MCC
  • 914 - TRAUMATIC INJURY WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Injuries of intrathoracic organs with intra-abdominal and pelvic organs
  • Injury of internal organ
  • Injury of lower respiratory tract
  • Injury of multiple intrathoracic organs without open wound into cavity
  • Internal injury of chest
  • Multiple injuries of intrathoracic organs
  • Multiple intrathoracic organ injury with open wound into cavity

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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Costochondritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Mediastinal tumor (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pectus excavatum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rib fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)


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