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ICD-10-CM Code T17.218A
Gastric contents in pharynx causing other injury, initial encounter

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Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

T17.218A is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of gastric contents in pharynx causing other injury, initial encounter. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code T17 is used to code Foreign body

A foreign body or sometimes known as FB (Latin: corpus alienum) is any object originating outside the body. In machinery, it can mean any unwanted intruding object.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547, D005547
ICD 9 Codes: 930, 931, 933, 932, 934, 935, 936, 937, 938, 939, 919.6

Endoscopy image of gastric foreign body (toothbrush)

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Foreign body in pharynx (approximate match)
Inhalation and ingestion of food causing obstruction of respiratory tract or suffocation (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code T17.218A and a single ICD9 code, E911 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: T17.218 - Gastric contents in pharynx causing other injury

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