ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.193

Asphyx due to mech threat to breathe due to oth cause, asslt

Diagnosis Code T71.193

ICD-10: T71.193
Short Description: Asphyx due to mech threat to breathe due to oth cause, asslt
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing due to other causes, assault
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.193

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The code T71.193 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 garrotting or ligature
  • Assault by hanging and strangulation
  • Assault by manual strangulation
  • Assault by strangulation
  • Assault by suffocation
  • Death by strangulation
  • Garrotment

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