ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S27.309S

Unspecified injury of lung, unspecified, sequela

Diagnosis Code S27.309S

ICD-10: S27.309S
Short Description: Unspecified injury of lung, unspecified, sequela
Long Description: Unspecified injury of lung, unspecified, sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S27.309S

Valid for Submission
The code S27.309S is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S27.309S is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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The code S27.309S is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Acute lung injury
  • Chylothorax
  • Closed injury of lung
  • Direct acute lung injury
  • Indirect acute lung injury
  • Inhalation injury due to chemical
  • Injury of lung
  • Injury of lung with open wound into thorax
  • Injury of lung without open wound into thorax
  • Injury of pleura, lung or bronchus
  • Injury to heart and lung
  • Injury to respiratory system due to inhaled substance
  • Open injury of lung
  • Particulate matter inhalation injury
  • Pulmonary barotrauma
  • Sepsis-associated lung injury
  • Toxic inhalation injury
  • Traumatic chylothorax
  • Ventilator-associated lung injury

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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Costochondritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Mediastinal tumor (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pectus excavatum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rib fracture - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)

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