ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 908.0

Late eff int injur chest

Diagnosis Code 908.0

ICD-9: 908.0
Short Description: Late eff int injur chest
Long Description: Late effect of internal injury to chest
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 908.0

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Late effects of injuries, poisonings, toxic effects, and other external causes (905-909)
      • 908 Late effects of other and unspecified injuries

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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