ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E913.2

Suffocation-lack of air

Diagnosis Code E913.2

ICD-9: E913.2
Short Description: Suffocation-lack of air
Long Description: Accidental mechanical suffocation due to lack of air (in closed place)
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E913.2

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Accidents caused by submersion, suffocation, and foreign bodies (E910-E915)
      • E913 Accidental mechanical suffocation
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