ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.144A

Asphyx d/t smothr under another person's body, undet, init

Diagnosis Code T71.144A

ICD-10: T71.144A
Short Description: Asphyx d/t smothr under another person's body, undet, init
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to smothering under another person's body (in bed), undetermined, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.144A

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Asphyxiation (T71)
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