ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71

Asphyxiation

Diagnosis Code T71

ICD-10: T71
Short Description: Asphyxiation
Long Description: Asphyxiation
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71

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The code T71 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Asphyxiation (T71)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code T71 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code T71 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Hanging(accidental)
    • Suffocation(accidental) (by external means) (by pressure) (mechanical)

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