ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.20

Asphyx due to sys oxy defic due to low oxy in air unsp cause

Diagnosis Code T71.20

ICD-10: T71.20
Short Description: Asphyx due to sys oxy defic due to low oxy in air unsp cause
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to systemic oxygen deficiency due to low oxygen content in ambient air due to unspecified cause
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.20

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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)
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