ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T18.190

Oth foreign object in esophagus causing comprsn of trachea

Diagnosis Code T18.190

ICD-10: T18.190
Short Description: Oth foreign object in esophagus causing comprsn of trachea
Long Description: Other foreign object in esophagus causing compression of trachea
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T18.190

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
    • Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice (T15-T19)
      • Foreign body in alimentary tract (T18)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Foreign Bodies

If you've ever gotten a splinter or had sand in your eye, you've had experience with a foreign body. A foreign body is something that is stuck inside you but isn't supposed to be there. You may inhale or swallow a foreign body, or you may get one from an injury to almost any part of your body. Foreign bodies are more common in small children, who sometimes stick things in their mouths, ears, and noses.

Some foreign bodies, like a small splinter, do not cause serious harm. Inhaled or swallowed foreign bodies may cause choking or bowel obstruction and may require medical care.

  • Bezoar
  • Eye - foreign object in
  • Foreign body in the nose
  • Foreign object - inhaled or swallowed
  • Splinter removal

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