ICD-10-CM Code T17.52
Food in bronchus
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 T17.52 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of T17.52 that describes the diagnosis 'food in bronchus' in more detail.
- T17.52 Food in bronchus NON-BILLABLE
- T17.520 Food in bronchus NON-BILLABLE
- T17.528 Food in bronchus NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code T175 is used to code Pulmonary aspiration
Upper respiratory tract (pharynx and larynx) and lower respiratory tract (trachea, bronchi, and lung)
Coding Notes for T17.52 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.
- Bones in bronchus
- Seeds in bronchus
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T17.52 - Food in bronchus'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T17.52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Parent Code: T17.5 - Foreign body in bronchus