ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.163

Asphyxiation due to hanging, assault

Diagnosis Code T71.163

ICD-10: T71.163
Short Description: Asphyxiation due to hanging, assault
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to hanging, assault
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.163

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The code T71.163 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

Synonyms
  • Assault by hanging
  • Assault by hanging and strangulation

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