ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S29.9XXS

Unspecified injury of thorax, sequela

Diagnosis Code S29.9XXS

ICD-10: S29.9XXS
Short Description: Unspecified injury of thorax, sequela
Long Description: Unspecified injury of thorax, sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S29.9XXS

Valid for Submission
The code S29.9XXS 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)
      • Other and unspecified injuries of thorax (S29)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S29.9XXS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code S29.9XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Blunt injury
  • Blunt injury of thorax
  • Chest injury
  • Clavicle injury
  • Costal cartilage injury
  • Deceleration injury of thorax
  • Injury of back of chest
  • Injury of breast
  • Injury of chest wall
  • Injury of front of chest
  • Injury of interscapular region
  • Injury of ribs
  • Injury of side of chest
  • Injury of sternum
  • Injury of thoracic cavity
  • Internal injury of chest, abdomen and pelvis
  • Multiple injuries of thorax
  • Upper back 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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