ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.151

Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, accidental

Diagnosis Code T71.151

ICD-10: T71.151
Short Description: Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, accidental
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to smothering in furniture, accidental
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.151

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The code T71.151 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

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Synonyms
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation in bed
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation in bed or cradle
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation in cot

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