2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Foreign body in alimentary tract (T18)

Instructional Notations

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • foreign body in pharynx T17.2

7th Character Note 7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

  • The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category T18

7th Character 7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

  • A - initial encounter
  • D - subsequent encounter
  • S - sequela
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)

        • Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice (T15-T19)

            • Foreign body in alimentary tract (T18)
            • T18 - Foreign body in alimentary tract NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.0 - Foreign body in mouth NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.0XXA - Foreign body in mouth, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.0XXD - Foreign body in mouth, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.0XXS - Foreign body in mouth, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.1 - Foreign body in esophagus NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.10 - Unspecified foreign body in esophagus NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.100 - Unsp fb in esophagus causing compression of trachea NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.100A - Unsp fb in esophagus causing compression of trachea, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.100D - Unsp fb in esophagus causing compression of trachea, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.100S - Unsp fb in esophagus causing compression of trachea, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.108 - Unspecified foreign body in esophagus causing other injury NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.108A - Unsp foreign body in esophagus causing oth injury, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.108D - Unsp foreign body in esophagus causing oth injury, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.108S - Unsp foreign body in esophagus causing other injury, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.11 - Gastric contents in esophagus NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.110 - Gastric contents in esophagus causing compression of trachea NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.110A - Gastric contents in esoph causing comprsn of trachea, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.110D - Gastric contents in esoph causing comprsn of trachea, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.110S - Gastric contents in esoph cause comprsn of trachea, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.118 - Gastric contents in esophagus causing other injury NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.118A - Gastric contents in esophagus causing oth injury, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.118D - Gastric contents in esophagus causing oth injury, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.118S - Gastric contents in esophagus causing other injury, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.12 - Food in esophagus NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.120 - Food in esophagus causing compression of trachea NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.120A - Food in esophagus causing compression of trachea, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.120D - Food in esophagus causing compression of trachea, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.120S - Food in esophagus causing compression of trachea, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.128 - Food in esophagus causing other injury NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.128A - Food in esophagus causing other injury, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.128D - Food in esophagus causing other injury, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.128S - Food in esophagus causing other injury, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.19 - Other foreign object in esophagus NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.190 - Oth foreign object in esophagus causing comprsn of trachea NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.190A - Oth foreign object in esoph causing comprsn of trachea, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.190D - Oth foreign object in esoph causing comprsn of trachea, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.190S - Oth forn object in esoph cause comprsn of trachea, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.198 - Other foreign object in esophagus causing other injury NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.198A - Oth foreign object in esophagus causing oth injury, init BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.198D - Oth foreign object in esophagus causing oth injury, subs BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.198S - Oth foreign object in esophagus causing oth injury, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.2 - Foreign body in stomach NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.2XXA - Foreign body in stomach, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.2XXD - Foreign body in stomach, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.2XXS - Foreign body in stomach, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.3 - Foreign body in small intestine NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.3XXA - Foreign body in small intestine, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.3XXD - Foreign body in small intestine, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.3XXS - Foreign body in small intestine, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.4 - Foreign body in colon NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.4XXA - Foreign body in colon, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.4XXD - Foreign body in colon, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.4XXS - Foreign body in colon, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.5 - Foreign body in anus and rectum NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.5XXA - Foreign body in anus and rectum, initial encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.5XXD - Foreign body in anus and rectum, subsequent encounter BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.5XXS - Foreign body in anus and rectum, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.8 - Foreign body in other parts of alimentary tract NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.8XXA - Foreign body in other parts of alimentary tract, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.8XXD - Foreign body in other parts of alimentary tract, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.8XXS - Foreign body in other parts of alimentary tract, sequela BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.9 - Foreign body of alimentary tract, part unspecified NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.9XXA - Foreign body of alimentary tract, part unsp, init encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.9XXD - Foreign body of alimentary tract, part unsp, subs encntr BILLABLE CODE
            • T18.9XXS - Foreign body of alimentary tract, part unspecified, sequela BILLABLE CODE