ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E983.8

Undet circ-suffocate NEC

Diagnosis Code E983.8

ICD-9: E983.8
Short Description: Undet circ-suffocate NEC
Long Description: Strangulation or suffocation by other specified means, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E983.8

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Injury undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted (E980-E989)
      • E983 Hanging, strangulation, or suffocation, undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted
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