ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S28.0XXA

Crushed chest, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code S28.0XXA

ICD-10: S28.0XXA
Short Description: Crushed chest, initial encounter
Long Description: Crushed chest, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S28.0XXA

Valid for Submission
The code S28.0XXA 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)
      • Crushing inj thorax, and traumatic amp of part of thorax (S28)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S28.0XXA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Crush injury, breast
  • Crushed chest with open wound into thoracic cavity
  • Crushed chest without open wound into thoracic cavity
  • Crushing injury of chest
  • Injury of multiple intrathoracic organs without open wound into cavity

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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