ICD-10-CM Code S27.399

Other injuries of lung, unspecified

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S27.399 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other injuries of lung, unspecified. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code S27.399 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute lung injury or direct acute lung injury or open injury of lung or penetrating wound of lung.

ICD-10:S27.399
Short Description:Other injuries of lung, unspecified
Long Description:Other injuries of lung, unspecified

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code S27.399 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Acute lung injury
  • Direct acute lung injury
  • Open injury of lung
  • Penetrating wound of lung

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the thorax (S20-S29)
      • Injury of other and unspecified intrathoracic organs (S27)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

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

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