ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S27.809

Unspecified injury of diaphragm

Diagnosis Code S27.809

ICD-10: S27.809
Short Description: Unspecified injury of diaphragm
Long Description: Unspecified injury of diaphragm
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S27.809

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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

  • Closed injury of diaphragm
  • Injury of diaphragm
  • Injury of diaphragm with open wound into cavity
  • Injury of diaphragm without open wound into cavity
  • Open injury of diaphragm

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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