ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.232A

Asphyx d/t being trap in a (discarded) refrig, slf-hrm, init

Diagnosis Code T71.232A

ICD-10: T71.232A
Short Description: Asphyx d/t being trap in a (discarded) refrig, slf-hrm, init
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to being trapped in a (discarded) refrigerator, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.232A

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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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Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T71.232A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

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