ICD-10-CM Code S25.8
Injury of other blood vessels of thorax
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- S25.8 Injury of other blood vessels of thorax NON-BILLABLE
- S25.80 of other blood vessels of thorax NON-BILLABLE
- S25.81 of other blood vessels of thorax NON-BILLABLE
- S25.89 of other blood vessels of thorax NON-BILLABLE
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.
|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
Coding Notes for S25.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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