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ICD-10-CM Code S25.8
Injury of other blood vessels of thorax

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code S25.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of S25.8 that describes the diagnosis 'injury of other blood vessels of thorax' in more detail.


The ICD code S25 is used to code Chest injury

A chest injury is any form of physical injury to the chest including the ribs, heart and lungs. Chest injuries account for 25% of all deaths from traumatic injury. Typically chest injuries are caused by blunt mechanisms such as motor vehicle collisions or penetrating mechanisms such as stabbings.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: D013898, D013898
ICD 9 Codes: 959.11, 959.11

A chest X-ray of a right sided pulmonary contusion associated with flail chest and subcutaneous emphysema

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for S25.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Injury of azygos vein
Injury of mammary artery or vein

Parent Code: S25 - Injury of blood vessels of thorax

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/S258