ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.191

Asphyx due to mech threat to breathe due to oth causes, acc

Diagnosis Code T71.191

ICD-10: T71.191
Short Description: Asphyx due to mech threat to breathe due to oth causes, acc
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing due to other causes, accidental
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.191

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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
  • Accidental asphyxia
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by collapsing building
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by falling material
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by falling material
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by snow or ice
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by stored powder or grain
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation due to lack of air in closed space
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing in fall
  • Accidental strangulation by electric car window
  • Accidental strangulation by machinery
  • Accidental strangulation by machinery
  • Accidental strangulation on clothing caught in machinery
  • Asphyxia by bedclothes or pillow
  • Asphyxia by burial under powder or solid matter
  • Asphyxia by circumferential chest wall burns
  • Asphyxia by circumferential chest wall tumor
  • Asphyxia by entrapment of chest
  • Asphyxia by entrapment with mouth and nose blocked
  • Asphyxia by gag
  • Asphyxia by obstruction of mouth and nose
  • Asphyxiation by sustained compression of chest
  • Death by strangulation
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to strangulation
  • Mechanical asphyxia accident
  • Suffocation by mechanical cause
  • Suffocation by pressure

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