ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T71.191A

Asphyx d/t mech threat to breathe d/t oth cause, acc, init

Diagnosis Code T71.191A

ICD-10: T71.191A
Short Description: Asphyx d/t mech threat to breathe d/t oth cause, acc, init
Long Description: Asphyxiation due to mechanical threat to breathing due to other causes, accidental, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T71.191A

Valid for Submission
The code T71.191A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T71.191A is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Accidental asphyxia
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by collapsing building
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by falling material
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by falling material
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by snow or ice
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation by stored powder or grain
  • Accidental mechanical suffocation due to lack of air in closed space
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing
  • Accidental strangulation by clothing in fall
  • Accidental strangulation by electric car window
  • Accidental strangulation by machinery
  • Accidental strangulation by machinery
  • Accidental strangulation on clothing caught in machinery
  • Asphyxia by bedclothes or pillow
  • Asphyxia by burial under powder or solid matter
  • Asphyxia by circumferential chest wall burns
  • Asphyxia by circumferential chest wall tumor
  • Asphyxia by entrapment of chest
  • Asphyxia by entrapment with mouth and nose blocked
  • Asphyxia by gag
  • Asphyxia by obstruction of mouth and nose
  • Asphyxiation by sustained compression of chest
  • Death by strangulation
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to strangulation
  • Mechanical asphyxia accident
  • Suffocation by mechanical cause
  • Suffocation by pressure

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