ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 862.22

Esophagus injury-closed

Diagnosis Code 862.22

ICD-9: 862.22
Short Description: Esophagus injury-closed
Long Description: Injury to esophagus without mention of open wound into cavity
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 862.22

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Internal injury of chest, abdomen, and pelvis (860-869)
      • 862 Injury to other and unspecified intrathoracic organs

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 862.22 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Injury 959.9
      • internal 869.0
        • esophagus (intrathoracic) 862.22
          • with open wound into cavity 862.32
          • cervical region 874.4
            • complicated 874.5
    • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
      • esophagus 530.4
        • traumatic 862.22
          • with open wound into cavity 862.32
          • cervical region - see Wound, open, esophagus

Information for Patients

Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders include

  • Heart diseases
  • Lung diseases and collapsed lung
  • Pleural disorders
  • Esophagus disorders
  • Broken ribs
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine

  • Chest tube insertion
  • Collapsed lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Costochondritis
  • Hemothorax
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Mediastinitis
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Pectus excavatum - discharge
  • Pectus excavatum repair
  • Pneumomediastinum
  • Pneumothorax - infants
  • Rib fracture - aftercare

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