Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 934.9
Foreign body in respiratory tree unspecified
  • Short description: FB RESPIRATORY TREE NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 934.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 934.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 934.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 934.9: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Aspiration of food into respiratory tract
  • Aspiration of foreign body
  • Aspiration of foreign body into respiratory tract
  • Aspiration of gastric contents into respiratory tract
Applies To
  • Inhalation of liquid or vomitus, lower respiratory tract NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 934.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.900A Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.908A Unspecified foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.910A Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.918A Gastric contents in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.920A Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.928A Food in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.990A Other foreign object in respiratory tract, part unspecified in causing asphyxiation, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T17.998A Other foreign object in respiratory tract, part unspecified causing other injury, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 934.9:
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