ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S10.14XD

External constriction of part of throat, subs encntr

Diagnosis Code S10.14XD

ICD-10: S10.14XD
Short Description: External constriction of part of throat, subs encntr
Long Description: External constriction of part of throat, subsequent encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S10.14XD

Valid for Submission
The code S10.14XD is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the neck (S10-S19)
      • Superficial injury of neck (S10)

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients


Food or small objects can cause choking if they get caught in your throat and block your airway. This keeps oxygen from getting to your lungs and brain. If your brain goes without oxygen for more than four minutes, you could have brain damage or die.

Young children are at an especially high risk of choking. They can choke on foods like hot dogs, nuts and grapes, and on small objects like toy pieces and coins. Keep hazards out of their reach and supervise them when they eat.

When someone is choking, quick action can be lifesaving. Learn how to do back blows, the Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts), and CPR.

  • Blockage of upper airway (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Choking - unconscious adult or child over 1 year (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Foreign object - inhaled or swallowed (Medical Encyclopedia)

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